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2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks

2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks By House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) Thank you Madam Speak ...

Second Funnel: List of Bills

On Friday, March 31, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligi ...

Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Memo To: Iowa Statehouse Reporters From: Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee Date: Ma ...

Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

A controversial bill that will make it harder over for 200,000 Iowans to vote is expected to pass the Iowa House th ...

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Recommendations on Energy Efficiency

Recommendations on Energy Efficiency

The Energy Efficiency study committee wrapped up work on yesterday and made 18 recommendations, which includes a energy efficiency goal of $9 billion in savings over the next ten years.  State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine co-chairs the ...

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The Week Ahead, November 12

The Week Ahead, November 12

Energy Efficiency Study Committee Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Administrative Rules Review Committee Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Legislative Commission on Affordable ...

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Rep. Tyler Olson to Chair Health Care Committee

Rep. Tyler Olson to Chair Health Care Committee

House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque has appointed State Representative Tyler Olson of Cedar Rapids as chair of the Health Care Services subcommittee that will examine ways to make health care more affordable for small businesses. “Businesses large an ...

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Passenger Rail Service in Iowa

Passenger Rail Service in Iowa

Iowa entered into a compact this year with neighboring states to develop long-range plans for expanded passenger rail service in the Midwest.  State Representative Paul Bell of Newton serves on the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact and the Io ...

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Kelley to Lead Financial Services

Kelley to Lead Financial Services

State Representative Doris Kelley of Waterloo has been tapped to lead the House Financial Services Standing Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque. The subcommittee will review all legislation relating to banks and credit unions. The sub ...

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Wenthe Headlines Fayette Veterans Day

Wenthe Headlines Fayette Veterans Day

From the Fayette County Union Newspaper:  GUEST SPEAKER – State Representative Andrew Wenthe of Hawkeye stands alongside the Veterans Memorial in Fayette. Wenthe has been named the guest speaker for the 45th Annual North Fayette Veterans Day program ...

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Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Many Iowans have family & friends serving their country in the armed forces or the diplomatic services during the upcoming holiday's. The below story tells us how it's important to get packages in the mail by November 13th to ensure delivery befo ...

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