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  • Hall: Build Iowa’s Skilled Workforce

    Hall: Build Iowa’s Skilled Workforce

    Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City talks about building Iowa's skilled workforce through job training at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City. He supports a plan to expand ...

  • 2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

    2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

    The 2013 Iowa Legislature convened at 10 am today. There are 26 new members of the Iowa House this year. The 110 day session is scheduled to adjourn on May 3rd. Here is House Democ ...

  • Rep. Petersen's Retirement Remarks

    Rep. Petersen's Retirement Remarks

    State Representative Janet Petersen reflects on her 12 years in the Iowa House of Representatives during her retirement speech on the House floor Tuesday, April 17th. ...

  • Rep. Willems Retirement Remarks to the House

    Rep. Willems Retirement Remarks to the House

    After serving two terms, Representative Nate Willems of Lisbon is retiring from the Iowa House. ...

Civil Marriage Debate Featured on MSNBC

Civil Marriage Debate Featured on MSNBC

The civil marriage debate in the Iowa was featured on MSNBC's Last Word last night. Zach Wahls the 18 year old University of Iowa student who spoke against HJR 6, the resolution e ...

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Iowans Share Their Stories

Iowans Share Their Stories

The Iowa House of Representatives held a public forum to discuss House Joint Resolution 6 on January 31, 2011 at 6:30pm. More than 70 Iowans spoke against House Joint Resolution 6 ...

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Iowans To Speak Out on Marriage

Iowans To Speak Out on Marriage

Iowans are set to speak at a public hearing tonight in the House Chambers beginning at 6:30 pm on House Joint Resolution 6, the constitutional amendment on marriage.  116 Iowans h ...

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Iowa Students Top National Average on NAEP Science Tests

Iowa Students Top National Average on NAEP Science Tests

Iowa students in the fourth and eighth grades outperformed their peers on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) science test, according to a new report released by ...

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Iowa Business Council Favors Voluntary Preschool

Iowa Business Council Favors Voluntary Preschool

The Iowa Business Council spoke before the Senate Education committee on Monday, to urge lawmakers not eliminate funds for public preschool programs. Elliott Smith told lawmakers ...

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Wessel-Kroeschell Opposes Marriage Amendment

Wessel-Kroeschell Opposes Marriage Amendment

Representative Beth Wessel-Kroeschell of Ames gave her opening remarks during a subcommittee on HJR 6 in opposition to the marriage amendment that was introduced by House Republic ...

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Iowa Unemployment Rate Down to 6.3 Percent

Iowa Unemployment Rate Down to 6.3 Percent

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped two points to 6.3 percent in December from 6.6 percent in November, reflecting the largest monthly decrease in the rate for the year. The state’s ...

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