Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Opening Day Remarks by House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

2018 Legislative Session: Opening Day Comments Iowa House Democratic Leader Mark Smith To watch the full video of R ...

State Officials Raise Legal Questions on Reynolds Borrowing Plan

Des Moines, Iowa – In a letter sent to lawmakers and the Governor today, State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald raised new ...

Lawmaker Calls for Special Audit of FY 2017

Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Chris Hall (D-Sioux City), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Commi ...

Memo to Reporters: Special Session or Cook the Books? The GOP’s Budget Mess

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

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House Update, February 12

House Update, February 12

Floor Debate @ 4 p.m. HF 2151, registered nurse licensure compact HF 2137, membership and responsibilities of board of educational examiners Committee Highlights Commerce @ 3 p.m. (Sup. Court Chamber) -- HSB 547,  certificate of release by IFA HSB 54 ...

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House Update, February 11

House Update, February 11

Committee Highlights Education @ 1:30 (Sup. Court Chamber) -- HSB 578, duties of state board of education, school boards, and dept. of education Human Resources @ 2:30 (Sup. Court Chamber) -- HSB 568, data collection of victims of abuse Ways & Me ...

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Week 4 Review

Week 4 Review

Economic Growth HSB 539 Bond Activity Procedures and Cap under IFA. Extends the time allowed to prepare an industrial activity bond through the Iowa Finance Authority, while reducing the time for an extension. The bill also caps a single bond project ...

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Bill summary: Sewage Disposal Systems Inspections (SF 261)

Bill summary: Sewage Disposal Systems Inspections (SF 261)

Sewage Disposal Systems Inspections (SF 261) ...

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DEMOCRATS TO HONOR PROMISES TO STUDENTS, PARENTS & TEACHERS

DEMOCRATS TO HONOR PROMISES TO STUDENTS, PARENTS & TEACHERS

House and Senate leaders today firmly stated their intention to continue the progress made in education last year by increasing basic state aid to schools, increasing teacher pay and expanding access to quality pre-school. The lawmakers also said the ...

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House Update, February 7

House Update, February 7

Committee Highlights Commerce @ 1 p.m. in Sup. Court Chambers HSB 550, revisions to the consumer credit code HSB 553, protection letters in real estate transactions Economic Growth @ 2 p.m. in Sup. Court Consultation HSB 540, cultural affairs adminis ...

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House Approves 4% Increase for Schools

House Approves 4% Increase for Schools

Continuing the progress in education from last year, the Iowa House today approved a $222, or 4 percent, increase in per pupil state aid to schools for the 2009-2010 school year. Called allowable growth, the Legislature must set the rate 18 months in ...

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