Ever since the Governor unilaterally privatized Medicaid in April 2016, the results have been disastrous for Iowa. Iowan’s have been denied critical care, had their services drastically reduced or cut, and in some extreme cases, people have died from ...Read More »
On Friday, March 15, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the “funnel”. While there are a few exceptions for tax and budget bills, any bill that has not cleared a House ...Read More »
WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. March 8 – Wed. March 14, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 637 Background Checks. Allows an applicant with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (Office), or an applicant with a participati ...Read More »
Davenport, Iowa – Retired social worker Jean Simpson announced today that she will seek election as State Representative in House District 92, which includes parts of Davenport and the cities of Eldridge, Blue Grass, Walcott, Long Grove and Donahue. ...Read More »
Spencer, Iowa--Arts on Grand executive director, lifelong Iowan, and community volunteer Ryan Odor announced his intent to run for Iowa House District 2 today. The district includes Palo Alto county, Clay county, and parts of Dickinson county. “I’m r ...Read More »
The Legislature is considering several tax proposals this year. Last week, the Iowa Senate passed a $1 billion tax bill, Senate File 2383, and sent it to the House for consideration. The bill was introduced and passed the Senate in less than a week. ...Read More »
Statement from House Democrats on March Revenue Estimating Conference from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee “Iowa is still facing a budget crisis. Month after month taxpayers have been waiting for the Governor and Rep ...Read More »
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