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Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

Significant changes to the regulation of guns in Iowa were enacted by the legislature this session. Major reforms w ...

New Laws Taking Effect July 1

With the beginning of the state’s fiscal year, a host of new laws will take effect on July 1 relating to public hea ...

Domestic Abuse Mandatory Minimum Sentences Created

The legislature made several changes to stop domestic abuse this session, including mandatory minimums for repeat o ...

Criminal Justice Reforms Sent to Governor

Significant criminal justice reform measures were passed by the legislature this year. Senate File 445 will bring t ...

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House Speaker's 2008 Opening Remarks

House Speaker's 2008 Opening Remarks

Opening remarks from Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque: Since I have mentioned this person by name during the past two sessions, and before I welcome you all back today, the first thing I would like to say is welcome back to a member who has s ...

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Majority Leader's 2008 Opening Remarks

Majority Leader's 2008 Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: Thank you Mr. Speaker and ladies & gentlemen of the House. This legislative session we are perfectly poised – perfectly poised to maintain the historic progress we made last year while pu ...

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2008 Session Opens

2008 Session Opens

The 2008 Session of the 82nd General Assembly convenes at 10 a.m. today. After opening speeches by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader Christopher Rants, and House Speaker Pat Murphy, the House will honor State Representative Ray Zi ...

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Generation Iowa Makes Recommendations

Generation Iowa Makes Recommendations

The Generation Iowa Commission released their recommendations today to keep more young people in Iowa.  The commission was created by the 2007 Legislature after a record number of young people took office in the Iowa House of Representatives.  State ...

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The Week Ahead, January 7

The Week Ahead, January 7

Legislative Commission on Affordable Health Care Plans for Small Businesses and Families Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 9 a.m. Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Public Records Study Committee Thursda ...

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Iowans Answer the Caucus Call

Iowans Answer the Caucus Call

From Radio Iowa's O. Kay Henderson: Caucus turnout is unprecedented Friday, January 4, 2008, 12:16 AM By O.Kay Henderson Participation levels in the Caucuses were unprecedented. Turnout on the Democratic side was nearly 240,000. Republican officials ...

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Caucus Tonight!

Caucus Tonight!

Don't forget to attend the Iowa Caucuses tonight in your neighborhood.  The caucus starts at 6:30 and you must be in line or registered by 7 p.m. to participate.  Find out where to caucus here.  For more information, go to www.iowafirstcaucus.org. To ...

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