The Iowa Board of Regents gave their first approval today to a 3.2 tuition increase at state universities next year, the lowest increase since 1980. Keeping tuition affordable at our state univerisities was one of the top priorties of Democrats in ...Read More »
A new board created to keep Iowans safe through improved emergency communications met for the first time on Tuesday. State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls, who has worked on the issue for several years, sponored and managed the bill (House ...Read More »
AMES, Iowa – Oct. 29, 2007 – 2:45 p.m. – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now expanding road closures in the Des Moines area due to an explosion on the city’s east side. Now all eastbound lanes and ramps on Interstate 35/80 are closed between ...Read More »
The Government Oversight Committee opened up two days of hearings on the high debt levels of Iowa students. Today, the committee will hear from student representatives at Iowa universities, receive an audit on the Iowa Student Loan Program, and hear ...Read More »
From the Des Moines Register: Students attending Iowa’s public universities next fall will see some of the lowest tuition increases in recent history. The tuition increases, which range from 2.2 percent to 9.9 percent, depending on residency and prog ...Read More »
Insurance Commissioner Sue Voss said that Midwest Medical Insurance Company (MMCI) is reducing physician base rates by 9.6% for 2008. MMCI is a Minneapolis based physician-owned insurance company and the largest writer of medical malpractice insuranc ...Read More »
A big thank you to Gordon Fischer over at Iowa True Blue for linking to our new House Democratic Caucus site. You're the best.... The support from a number of statewide blogs has been excellent. Thank you to those over at Bleeding Heartland, Iowa I ...Read More »
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