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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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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House Website Gets Noticed

House Website Gets Noticed

Our humble House of Representatives blog has been getting some notice and some national press. In particular, the Sunlight Foundation: The mission of the Sunlight Foundation is to use the transformative power of the Internet and new information techn ...

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Isenhart will run for Iowa House

Isenhart will run for Iowa House

From the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: The 2008 race to represent the northern half of Dubuque in the Iowa Legislature changed greatly Friday as one Democratic candidate entered while another dropped out. Charles Isenhart, former executive director of th ...

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Council Recommends 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases

Council Recommends 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases

The Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council met yesterday in Davenport and made recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in 2050. The council was created as part of a larger package on greenhouse gases (SF 485) during the last session. ...

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