Friday, February 15, 2019

Inside the Iowa House: Working Together to Improve the Lives of Everyday Iowans

The 2019 Legislative Session is well underway.  I’m excited about the opportunities this year to work together and ...

Power Grab: GOP Lawmakers Plan to Inject Politics in Iowa Courts

Iowa judges are selected using a merit selection process. A nonpartisan commission nominates qualified individuals ...

Iowa House Republicans Ignore the Votes of 29 Iowans

In the first vote in the Iowa House in 2019, Republican lawmakers voted to deny 29 Iowans their right to vote. On a ...

GOP Lawmakers Shut Out Iowa Voters in Election Contest

Republican lawmakers in charge of the Election Contest Committee said late Tuesday that they will not allow disenfr ...

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Week 14 Review

Week 14 Review

Agriculture HF 2601 Missouri River Authority. Amends the current Missouri River Authority that repre-sents the interests of Iowa along the Missouri river. Changes the name to Missouri River Association of States and Tribes. (passed House 100-0) to Go ...

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Debate Schedule, April 17 @ 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Debate Schedule, April 17 @ 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

HF 2266, explosive devices HF 2612, natural resources and DNR commission HF 2633, business associations HF 2687, redevelopment of underutilized properties HF 2688, livestock odor mitigation study ...

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Debate Schedule, April 16 @ 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Debate Schedule, April 16 @ 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

HF 2604, third party liability for health care coverage SF 2303, worker's compensation benefits HF 2543, Alzheimer's and dementia testing HF 2628, high-voltage electronic weapons HF 2670, administration of tax laws by dept. of revenue SF 2266, county ...

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House Raises Standards & Continues Progress in Education

House Raises Standards & Continues Progress in Education

In an effort to make sure Iowa students are prepared for jobs in today’s global economy, the Iowa House today raised education standards and maintained their commitment to Iowans by expanding pre-school, bringing teacher pay to 25th in the nation, an ...

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Bill Summaries: April 14 Debate

Bill Summaries: April 14 Debate

Model Core Curriculum, SF 2216 Model Core Curriculum Amendment Summary, SF 2216  Education Budget, HF 2679 Education Budgter Amendment Summary, HF 2679 ...

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Week 13 Review

Week 13 Review

Agriculture HF 2551 Aerial Applicator Licenses. Allows the department of agriculture to set rules for out of state applicators. Also eliminates the option for an out of state applicator to operate without a commercial license and to operate under Iow ...

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House Bill Summary 4 (04/10/08)

House Bill Summary 4 (04/10/08)

SF 2394 Transportation Budget Bill amendment.pdf ...

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