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 Approves Smokefree Air Act

House Approves Smokefree Air Act

On a 56-44 bi-partisan vote, the Iowa House approved a statewide smoking ban today designed to improve the health of Iowans. The bill was approved with two exemptions, casinos and federally chartered veteran’s organizations that are closed to the pub ...

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Bill summary: Smoke Free Air Act (HF 2212)

Bill summary: Smoke Free Air Act (HF 2212)

Smoke Free Air Act (HF 2212) ...

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House Debate @ 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19

House Debate @ 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19

*** UPDATED**** Debate Schedule @ 4 p.m. today HF 2212, Smokefree Air Act HF 2165, business corporations HF 2189, certification of shorthand reporters HF 2194, exemptions to state minimum wage requirements HF 2196, DOT electronic payments HF 2215, pr ...

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House Update, February 19

House Update, February 19

10 a.m. -- Condition of the National Guard Address by Major General Ron Dardis Committee Highlights Commerce @ 1 p.m. (Sup. Court Chambers) -- HF 354, public funds and corporate credit unions Judiciary @ 2 p.m. (Sup. Court Consultation) HSB 581, atte ...

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Giunta to Run for House District 27

Giunta to Run for House District 27

Long-time Dubuque resident and community leader Francis Giunta announced today that he will seek the Democratic nomination for House District 27. “I’m running for state representative because I want to help improve life for working families in our st ...

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House Update, February 18

House Update, February 18

Committee Highlights Environmental Protection @ 1:30 p.m. (Sup. Court Consultation Room) --  HF 751, collecting and recycling thermostats Human Resources @ 2:30 (Sup. Court Chambers) -- HSB 638, family investment program HSB 589, minority impact stat ...

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Week 5 Review

Week 5 Review

Commerce HSB 547 IFA –Title Guarantee Mortgage Release Certificates. The IFA Title Guaranty Pro-gram is liable if a mortgage release certificate is erroneously filed. The bill clarifies that IFA is only liable if this occurs due to an act of negligen ...

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