Monday, July 24, 2017

Democrats Call for Additional Action in Death of Foster Children

Lawmakers called on the House Oversight Committee to continue their work reviewing the cases of the two teenage gir ...

Major Tort Reforms Passed by Legislature

Several changes to how Iowan’s seek relief in the courts passed the Legislature this session. Major reforms were ma ...

Fairfield Veterinarian Phil Miller to Seek Democratic Nomination for Iowa House

Dr. Phil Miller of Fairfield announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination to replace State Representative ...

Legislature Passes Sobriety 24/7 Program to Target Drunk Drivers

In an effort to prevent repeat drunk driving offenders, a new program commonly called Sobriety 24/7 passed the legi ...

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The Week Ahead, December 17

The Week Ahead, December 17

Government Oversight Monday, December 17, 2007 at 11:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber at State Capitol Legislative Commission on Affordable Health Care Plans for Small Businesses and Families Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 9:00AM Terrace Ballroom, ...

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Iowa's Energy Independence Plan

Iowa's Energy Independence Plan

Commissioned by the Iowa Legislature and Governor Chet Culver earlier this year, the Iowa Office of Energy Independence released the Iowa Plan for Energy Independence today, which aims to make Iowa energy independent by 2025.   State Representative N ...

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REC Boosts Revenue Estimates

REC Boosts Revenue Estimates

The Revenue Estimating Conference met yesterday and provided a small boost to the fiscal year 2008 revenue estimate and maintained a modest revenue estimate for FY 2009. They increased their net revenue estimate for FY 2008, from 5.1% to 6.0%. This m ...

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The Week Ahead, December 10

The Week Ahead, December 10

Administrative Rules Review Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 9:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources Study Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 10:00AM Rm 102, Supreme Court Consult Rm, State Capitol Revenue ...

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One Week Left for Iowans to File Microsoft Claim

One Week Left for Iowans to File Microsoft Claim

Iowans have until December 14, 2007 to file a claim in the class action lawsuit brought against the Microsoft Corporation.  Any citizen, business, or government that purchased Microsoft software (or purchased a computer with it pre-installed) are eli ...

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More Progess, Fiscal Responsibility in 2008

More Progess, Fiscal Responsibility in 2008

House Democrats held a planning session for the 2008 legislative session on Monday at the State Capitol and said they will build on the progress made in 2007 for middle class families while balancing the state budget. According to the non-partisan Le ...

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Home Heating Assistance Now Available

Home Heating Assistance Now Available

Home heating assistance for Iowa families is now available through community action agencies across Iowa. Eligibility for the program, called LIHEAP, is is based on annual income and families of all sizes may apply. For example, a family of four with ...

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