Continuing the progress in education from last year, the Iowa House today approved a $222, or 4 percent, increase in per pupil state aid to schools for the 2009-2010 school year. Called allowable growth, the Legislature must set the rate 18 months in ...Read More »
House Debate 4 p.m. -- House File 2140, 4% allowable growth for schools Committee Highlights Human Resources @ 1 p.m. -- HF 2067, local regulation of smoking Education @ 3 p.m. (Sup. Court Chamber) HSB 583, entrepreneurs with disability program trans ...Read More »
On a bi-partisan 16-6 vote, the House Commerce Committee approved a statewide smoking ban today designed to improve the health of Iowans. The bill was approved with two additional exemptions, casinos and federally chartered veterans organizations tha ...Read More »
Allowable Growth for Schools (HF 2140) ...Read More »
House Debate @ 9 a.m. HF 247 -- voting member representation on joint E911 service boards for cities or townships providing fire protection services through a volunteer fire department (Rep. Huser, floor manager) SF 572 -- extending state tax benefit ...Read More »
A new initiative to improve Iowa's water quality was introduced in the Iowa House today, called the Surface Water Protection Act. The bill is the result of a two-year watershed planning task force. "Over 20 years ago, the Legislature created the Grou ...Read More »
Committee Work *** Bill book is down tonight so there are no bill descriptions or links available in the committee section. Apologies for the inconvenience. Natural Resources @ 1:30 -- HF 2048 Education @ 3:30 -- HSB 530 Human Resources @ 3:30 HS ...Read More »
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