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Governor Signs Texting While Driving Ban

By |2010-04-05T12:06:13-05:00April 5th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Public Safety, Statehouse News|Tags: , , , |

Iowa Governor Chet Culver Thursday signed a ban on text messaging while driving that was co-authored by State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield. “After teaching students about responsibility and respect on our roadways for over 40 years, I’m proud that our plan to save lives and prevent accidents was signed by the Governor today,” said Hanson, [...]

Bill Tracking: Week 6

By |2010-02-18T11:17:20-05:00February 18th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Bill Summary, Education, Environment, Statehouse News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

(Thursday, February 11 to Wednesday, February 17) Agriculture HF 2273 Drainage Districts Bid Thresholds and Security Requirements. Increases the bid threshold for a drainage improvement from $15,000 to $20,000 to reflect the increased cost of doing business. Also, when a company bids a drainage project, it currently must post security of 10% of the amount of [...]

Rebuild Iowa Day at the Capitol

By |2010-01-14T14:49:12-05:00January 14th, 2010|Categories: Events, Featured, Statehouse News|Tags: , , , , , |

      Today was Rebuild Iowa Day at the Capitol where people from across the state highlighted recovery efforts and representatives from disaster-affected communities provided recovery information.       This event was sponsored by Iowa's Rebuild Iowa Office and was held so that individuals can learn more about the state's disaster recovery efforts from the 2008 floods and [...]

Statehouse News – Week 2 Edition

By |2009-01-21T17:43:21-05:00January 21st, 2009|Categories: Statehouse News|

The Week 2 edition of the Statehouse News is now available for you to download.  We will be posting a newsletter every week during session letting folks know what's going on in the Iowa General Assembly. You can archives of the Statehouse News here.

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