Monday, July 16, 2018

New Laws Taking Effect July 1

Iowans should be aware of several changes we made to Iowa law beginning on July 1 that could impact their lives. Th ...

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Debate Schedule, April 9 @ 9 a.m.

Debate Schedule, April 9 @ 9 a.m.

HF 2663, Statewide Infratstructure Tax for schools and property tax relief (SILO) SF 2133, Iowa crop improvement association HF 2552, management of cooperative associations HF 2594, disclosures in real estate transactions HF 2602, licesure of real es ...

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House Approves $16 Million for REAP

House Approves $16 Million for REAP

Led by State Representative Mark Kuhn, D-Charles City, the Iowa House approved a record $16 million for Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection program (REAP) today.  REAP partners with local communities to help clean the environment, protect natu ...

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House Approves Smoking Compromise

House Approves Smoking Compromise

On a bi-partisan 54-45 vote, the Iowa House approved a compromise crafted by House and Senate negotiators last night to ban smoking and protect 99% of Iowa workers.   House File 2212 has some exemptions to the smoking ban, including fairgrounds, the ...

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House Update, April 8

House Update, April 8

House Debate @ 9 am Committee Highlights Appropriations @ 2 pm (Supreme Court Chamber) HSB 787, education budget bill HF 2487, student achievement and teacher quality definitions SF 2134, county commissions on veteran's affairs Ways & Means @ 2 p ...

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Smoking Conference Committee Crafts Proposal

Smoking Conference Committee Crafts Proposal

The conference committee on the Smokefree Air Act (House File 2212) met on Monday and crafted a comprise to be considered by the full House as soon as Tuesday.  Chaired in the House by State Representative Tyler Olson (D-Cedar Rapids), the compromise ...

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Bill Summary: Justice Systems Budget (HF 2660)

Bill Summary: Justice Systems Budget (HF 2660)

Justice Systems FY 09 Budget, HF 2660 ...

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Bill Summary: Judicial Branch Budget (HF 2647)

Bill Summary: Judicial Branch Budget (HF 2647)

Judicial Branch Budget: FY 09 Budget, HF 2647 ...

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