"We made great strides last year expanding our job creation efforts by focusing on targeted industries like advanced manufacturing, information solutions, life sciences and alternative energy. We will continue our focus this year on creating good-pay ...Read More »
The Iowa House unanimously approved a job security bill for Iowa veterans on Thursday morning. The bill, House File 2065, ensures that soldiers called to active duty can return to their jobs after service at the same pay and status level. The bill ...Read More »
State Representative Donovan Olson, D-Boone, and chair of the House Environmental Protection, took to the House Floor today after five Republican legislators distributed a book at the statehouse claiming global warming is not man-made. Last year, Dem ...Read More »
After serving in Iraq and missing the last two legislative sessions, State Representative Ray Zirkelbach of Monticello rejoined his colleagues in the Iowa House on Monday, the opening day of the 2008 legislative session. Rep. Zirkelbach is Sergeant i ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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