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Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

Significant changes to the regulation of guns in Iowa were enacted by the legislature this session. Major reforms w ...

New Laws Taking Effect July 1

With the beginning of the state’s fiscal year, a host of new laws will take effect on July 1 relating to public hea ...

Domestic Abuse Mandatory Minimum Sentences Created

The legislature made several changes to stop domestic abuse this session, including mandatory minimums for repeat o ...

Criminal Justice Reforms Sent to Governor

Significant criminal justice reform measures were passed by the legislature this year. Senate File 445 will bring t ...

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The Week Ahead, November 19

The Week Ahead, November 19

TIME-21 Transportation Funding Study Committee Monday, November 19, 2007 at 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Skilled Worker Shortage Study Committee Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Home-based Child Care ...

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Generation Iowa in Storm Lake

Generation Iowa in Storm Lake

The Generation Iowa Commission will hold an open forum in Storm Lake on Tuesday, November 20 at 3:00 PM in the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business in Forum Room 4 at Buena Vista University (BVU). The goal of the commission is to help find ways t ...

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Prison Committee Makes Recommendations

Prison Committee Makes Recommendations

The State Prison System Planning Committee, which is Co-chaired by State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids, wrapped up their work yesterday and recommended a series of upgrades to Iowa's prison system.  The committee was formed to study Iowa ...

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Film Industry Builds in Burlington

Film Industry Builds in Burlington

State Representative Mark Davitt of Indianola won approval of a bill (House File 892) last year to boost Iowa's film industry.  The effort is paying off in Burlington where a new casting agency held their first casting call.  A clip from the Burlingt ...

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Recommendations on Energy Efficiency

Recommendations on Energy Efficiency

The Energy Efficiency study committee wrapped up work on yesterday and made 18 recommendations, which includes a energy efficiency goal of $9 billion in savings over the next ten years.  State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine co-chairs the ...

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The Week Ahead, November 12

The Week Ahead, November 12

Energy Efficiency Study Committee Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Administrative Rules Review Committee Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Legislative Commission on Affordable ...

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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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