Sunday, May 28, 2017

Law Enforcement, Teachers, Nurses Lose Voice in the Workplace

Despite objections from thousands of Iowans, Republicans at the State Capitol unraveled 40 years of teachers, firef ...

Updated Mammogram Reporting Bill Takes Effect

Breast cancer affects every Iowan in different ways. According to the American Cancer Society, finding breast cance ...

New Changes for Voting Iowans

Voters in Iowa will have more hurdles and less time to vote after Republican lawmakers approved new changes to Iowa ...

Cost Saving Construction Measures Now Banned

Local governments ability to screen contractors and control costs on large projects are now banned after action tak ...

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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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Reichert Talks Energy Economy

Reichert Talks Energy Economy

State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine was featured on essentialestrogen.com talking about environmental efforts passed during the 2007 legislative session.  From the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council to the Energy City Designation Prog ...

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Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

The Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources interim committee, which is co-chaired by State Representative Paul Bell of Newton, heard last week that an additional $150 million per year is needed to support Iowa’s natural resources. The goal of the ...

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