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2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks

2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks By House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) Thank you Madam Speak ...

Second Funnel: List of Bills

On Friday, March 31, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligi ...

Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Memo To: Iowa Statehouse Reporters From: Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee Date: Ma ...

Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

A controversial bill that will make it harder over for 200,000 Iowans to vote is expected to pass the Iowa House th ...

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Medical Malpractice Rates to Decline in Iowa

Medical Malpractice Rates to Decline in Iowa

Insurance Commissioner Sue Voss said that Midwest Medical Insurance Company (MMCI) is reducing physician base rates by 9.6% for 2008. MMCI is a Minneapolis based physician-owned insurance company and the largest writer of medical malpractice insuranc ...

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Thanks for the traffic…

Thanks for the traffic…

A big thank you to Gordon Fischer over at Iowa True Blue for linking to our new House Democratic Caucus site.  You're the best.... The support from a number of statewide blogs has been excellent.  Thank you to those over at Bleeding Heartland, Iowa I ...

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Ficken Announces Candidacy for HD 23

Ficken Announces Candidacy for HD 23

From the Waterloo Courier: A former high school teacher and coach will run for state representative in House District 23, which includes Buchanan and part of Black Hawk counties. Gene Ficken of Independence, a Democrat, is running for the Iowa House ...

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Statehouse News [10/18/07]

Statehouse News [10/18/07]

*********************************************** Iowa House of Representatives STATEHOUSE NEWS -- October 18, 2007 *********************************************** *********************************************** FORMER GOVERNORS REPORT ON HEALTH CARE P ...

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Legislators Tour Women's Correctional Facility

Legislators Tour Women's Correctional Facility

Iowa legislators on the State Prison System Planning Study Committee toured the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women in Mitchelville yesterday. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, the facility was designed to hold 443 inmantes, but the ...

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Revenue Estimates Coming In

Revenue Estimates Coming In

The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) held their quarterly meeting yester and increased their revenue estimate for FY 2008, from 4.2% to 5.1%. This means the state is estimated to experience an increase in revenues of $288.6 million over FY 2007, a ...

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Donovan Olson Show – April 2007

Donovan Olson Show – April 2007

Rep. Donovan Olson's podcast from week 15 of the 2007 legislative session. ...

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