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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Bill summary: Internal Revenue Code Update (SF 2123)

Bill summary: Internal Revenue Code Update (SF 2123)

Internal Revenue Code Update (SF 2123) ...

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House Update, February 25

House Update, February 25

Committee Highlights Education @ 1:30 p.m. (Supreme Court Chamber) HF 2144, raising the school compulsory attendance age HSB 531, high school equivalency diplomas Human Resources @ 2:30 (Supreme Court Chambers) HF 2260, county mental health risk pool ...

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Another Republican Retirement

Another Republican Retirement

Another Republican announced her retirement from the Iowa House today. Rep. Polly Granzow in House District 44 announced that she will not seek re-election in November. She becomes the 10th Republican to leave the House this year. Republicans are dow ...

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Week 6 Review

Week 6 Review

Commerce HF 2212 Smoke Free Air Act. The bill prohibits smoking in the workplace and most public places. Exceptions include private residences (unless used for child care), stores pri-marily selling tobacco, casinos, certain private clubs, certain ve ...

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House Update, February 21

House Update, February 21

House Debate @ 9 a.m. HF 2217, administration of cultural affairs department HF 2219, campaign signs and contributions HF 2197, textbook information at higher education institutions Committee Highlights Commerce @ 2 p.m. (Supreme Court Chamber) --HF ...

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Bill summary: School Infrastructure Local Option (HF 2066)

Bill summary: School Infrastructure Local Option (HF 2066)

School Infrastructure Local Option (HF 2066) ...

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House Update, February 20

House Update, February 20

House Debate @ 9 a.m. HF 2195, enterprise zone distress criteria HF 2213, regulation of motor vehicles HF 2215, private activity bond allocation procedures Committee Highlights Education @ 3 p.m. (Supreme Court Chamber) HF 2154, monitoring academic p ...

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