Saturday, February 16, 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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Iowa Energy Agenda

Iowa Energy Agenda

Key legislators from the Iowa House and Senate say the 2008 session has made or is about to make major accomplishments in making Iowa a leader in the new energy economy while making the state more energy independent. “These measures will continue the ...

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Bill Summary: Greenhouse Gas Reduction (HF 2571

Bill Summary: Greenhouse Gas Reduction (HF 2571

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Levels, HF 2571 ...

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Schedule of Debate, March 26 @ 9 am

Schedule of Debate, March 26 @ 9 am

HF 2600, eluding or attempting to elude a pursuing law enforcement vehicle operated by a special security officer employed by a board of regents institution HF 2580, sustainable natural resource funding advisory committee HF 2581, donation of food to ...

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House Update, March 26

House Update, March 26

Committee Highlights Appropriations @ 10:30 (Sup. Court Chamber) SF 2286, Block Grant Funding SF 2394, Transportation Budget Ways & Means @ 10:30 (Sup. Court Consultation) HF 2518, discharge of wastewater from water well drilling sites HF 2536, s ...

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Minority Impact Statement Law Passes House

Minority Impact Statement Law Passes House

State Representative Wayne Ford (D-Des Moines) authored two bills this year that were combined and passed the Iowa House of Representatives today. The bills require that state government determine the impact that state grants and some criminal legisl ...

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Bill Summaries: March 25 Debate

Bill Summaries: March 25 Debate

HF 2393, Minority Impact Statements HF 2650, Health Insurance Mandate Commission ...

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Schedule of Debate, March 25 @ 5:30 pm

Schedule of Debate, March 25 @ 5:30 pm

HF 2650, state health insurance mandate commission HF 2651, administration of highways and the regulation of motor vehicles by the department of transportation, ect. HF 2553, per diem compensation for directors of the Iowa soybean association board H ...

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