Thursday, February 21, 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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House Update, April 3

House Update, April 3

Committee Highlights Health & Human Services Budget @ 8 am (Room 22)-- 2009 HHS Budget Oversight @ 8 am (Sup. Court Consultation Room) HF 917, grants enterprise management HSB 788, student loan issues, including Iowa Student Loan Liquidity comply ...

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HOUSE APPROVES NEW PROTECTIONS FOR IDENTITY THEFT

HOUSE APPROVES NEW PROTECTIONS FOR IDENTITY THEFT

The Iowa House today approved a security freeze and requirement for businesses and government entities to notify Iowa consumers of a security breach of their personal information. “In today’s high-tech world, Iowans need additional protections from i ...

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Bill Summaries: Identity Theft Protections (SF 2277 & 2308)

Bill Summaries: Identity Theft Protections (SF 2277 & 2308)

Notice of Security Breach, SF 2308 Credit Security Freeze, SF 2277 ...

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Schedule of Debate, April 2 @ 9 am

Schedule of Debate, April 2 @ 9 am

SF 2277, identity theft and secure credit information SF 2308, identity theft and notification of a breach in the security of personal information SF 2129, duties of the commission on the status of Iowans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage regard ...

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Ensuring Every Vote Counts

Ensuring Every Vote Counts

Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed Senate File 2347 into law today. The bill, which costs $4.6 million, will ensure a verified paper trail for every vote cast in the November 2008 election.  The bill was managed in House by State Representative Dennis ...

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Schedule of Debate, April 1 @ 9 am & 1 pm

Schedule of Debate, April 1 @ 9 am & 1 pm

SF 473, allowing a competent adult to execute a written instrument directing the final disposition of that person's remains SF 505, civil liability for damages relating to the use of an automated external defibrillator in sudden cardiac arrest emerge ...

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House Update, April 1

House Update, April 1

House Debate @ 9 am Committee Highlights Human Services Budget @ 10 am -- 2009 HHS Budget Bill Appropriations @ 2 pm (Sup. Court Chamber) SF 2400, Administration & Regulation Budget HF 2654, Water permit fees Ways & Means @ 2 pm (Sup. Court C ...

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