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  • Veterans Programs Take Hit in GOP Budget

    Veterans Programs Take Hit in GOP Budget

    This year, the GOP-led Legislature reduced support for key programs used by Iowa veterans. One such area that saw a significant shortage is the Veterans Home Ownership program. The ...

  • Honoring Our Veterans

    Honoring Our Veterans

    Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11, and it’s a good time to thank and remember all of those who have served. First recognized in 1919, the date commemorates the end of fighting i ...

  • Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Deadline July 1

    Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Deadline J...

    This past session, the Legislature approved a measure granting all U.S. military veterans with 100% service connect disability to be exempt from property taxes for their place of r ...

  • 2014 Session Recap: Legislature Approves Majority of Home Base Iowa Initiatives

    2014 Session Recap: Legislature Approves Majority ...

    The Legislature this year considered multiple proposals to support and thank military personnel, veterans, and their families. As part of the Home Base Iowa Initiative, the Legisla ...

House Approves National Guard Tuition Assistance

House Approves National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Iowa House approved a bipartisan bill today to prevent a tuition hike on National Guard members who are back in college this year. Last week, House Democrats pushed Republican ...

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Democrats Urge Quick Action on National Guard Tuition Help

Democrats Urge Quick Action on National Guard Tuition Help

House Democrats today encouraged Republicans to take quick action on two bills to prevent tuition hikes on national guard members and improve safety at Iowa’s correctional institu ...

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Veterans Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, January 18th

Veterans Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, January 18th

The annual Veterans Day at the Capitol is coming up on Wednesday, January 18th. All service members, veterans, and their families are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The day wi ...

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National Guard to Celebrate 375th Year

National Guard to Celebrate 375th Year

In celebration of the National Guard’s 375th birthday, the Iowa National Guard will host an observance on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Camp Dodge, ...

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Veterans Day Events Honoring Those Who Serve

Veterans Day Events Honoring Those Who Serve

Tomorrow we celebrate all those who have served and fought for our country. To show our gratitude there are a number of great events being held all across Iowa. Des Moines: Larry ...

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House Honors WWII Veterans

House Honors WWII Veterans

On Monday, April 18th at 1:00PM the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 39 to honor Iowa World War II veterans.  The Resolution commemerated the 70th anniversary ...

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Iowa Meets Defense Department’s Priority List

Iowa Meets Defense Department’s Priority List

Supporting military families was a priority of the Iowa Legislature in 2010.  After the Governor signed the final pieces of legislation in April, Iowa became the first state in th ...

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