Saturday, May 26, 2018

Legislature Creates More Protections for Consumers

Iowa lawmakers enacted several new consumer protections this year, including credit security freezes and “skimming” ...

Retirement Systems in Iowa Remain Strong

Iowa currently maintains four retirement systems in the state for Iowans who work in various careers such as police ...

REAP Funded at Lowest Level in Over a Decade

The Resource Enhancement and Protection fund, commonly referred to as REAP, was funded at $12 million in the Agricu ...

Lawmakers Continue the Push to End Medicaid Privatization

Ever since the Governor unilaterally privatized Medicaid in 2016, the results have been disastrous for the people o ...

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Kelley to Lead Financial Services

Kelley to Lead Financial Services

State Representative Doris Kelley of Waterloo has been tapped to lead the House Financial Services Standing Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque. The subcommittee will review all legislation relating to banks and credit unions. The sub ...

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Wenthe Headlines Fayette Veterans Day

Wenthe Headlines Fayette Veterans Day

From the Fayette County Union Newspaper:  GUEST SPEAKER – State Representative Andrew Wenthe of Hawkeye stands alongside the Veterans Memorial in Fayette. Wenthe has been named the guest speaker for the 45th Annual North Fayette Veterans Day program ...

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Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Many Iowans have family & friends serving their country in the armed forces or the diplomatic services during the upcoming holiday's. The below story tells us how it's important to get packages in the mail by November 13th to ensure delivery befo ...

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Reichert Talks Energy Economy

Reichert Talks Energy Economy

State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine was featured on essentialestrogen.com talking about environmental efforts passed during the 2007 legislative session.  From the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council to the Energy City Designation Prog ...

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Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

The Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources interim committee, which is co-chaired by State Representative Paul Bell of Newton, heard last week that an additional $150 million per year is needed to support Iowa’s natural resources. The goal of the ...

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The Week Ahead, November 5

The Week Ahead, November 5

Legislative Property Tax Study Committee Wednesday, November 7, 2007 @ 10:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Public Records Study Committee Friday, November 9, 2007 @ 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber ...

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Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque has appointed State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls as vice-chair of the House Commerce Committee, which considers all legislation regarding business, financial institutions, insurance, utilities and real ...

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