Friday, September 21, 2018

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

The Iowa Board of Regents has given initial approval of plans to ask lawmakers for more state resources next year a ...

State Tax Credits Increase Dramatically

In recent years, the total dollar amount of state tax credits to corporations has increased substantially and left ...

Hunting Seasons Starting in September

With the unofficial end of summer, fall hunting season is in full swing.  September 1st marked the start of dove, s ...

State Budget Cuts Bring Disadvantage to Iowa’s Public Safety

This September, the Iowa Civil and Human Rights Commission will host a discussion with the Des Moines police depart ...

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House Update, March 12

House Update, March 12

House Debate @ 9 am & 2 pm HF 2212, Smokefree air Act (House considers Senate Amendment) HF 2364, Utilization of physical plant and equipment levy revenue to guarantee school district energy savings contracts HF 2384, deposit of public funds with ...

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Surface Water Protection Act Clears the House

Surface Water Protection Act Clears the House

A new initiative to improve Iowa’s water quality was approved by the Iowa House of Representatives today, called the Surface Water Protection Act. The bill is the result of a two-year watershed planning task force. “It’s been 21 years since the Legis ...

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House Approves Health Care Reform; Focus on Affordability

House Approves Health Care Reform; Focus on Affordability

The Iowa House today approved historic legislation to reform Iowa’s health care system which will lead to more Iowans covered by insurance, improved quality and more affordability. “Building on our progress last year, Iowans are ready for historic re ...

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Bill Summary: Surface Water Protection Act (HF 2400)

Bill Summary: Surface Water Protection Act (HF 2400)

Surface Water Protection Act (HF 2400) ...

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Bill Summary: Health Care Bill (HF 2539)

Bill Summary: Health Care Bill (HF 2539)

Health Care Bill (HF 2539) ...

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House Update, March 11

House Update, March 11

House Debate @ 9 am & 1 pm HF 2539, health care commission recommendations HF 2400, Surface Water Protection Act HF 2164, voluntary diversity or court-ordered school desegregation plans under the state's open enrollment law SF 2111, blood lead te ...

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House Update, March 10

House Update, March 10

Committee Highlights Natural Resources & Environmental Protection @ 2:30 p.m. (Room 22, joint meeting with Senate) --  Presentation from Ken Cook of the Environmental Working Group Subcommittee Highlights (House Lobby Lounge unless noted) 10 am - ...

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