Tuesday, March 26, 2019

First Funnel 2019: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, March 8, the Legislature hit the first self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligibl ...

Legislative Democrats Release Plan to Put Iowans First

Democratic lawmakers outlined their agenda called Putting Iowans First at the State Capitol this week.  After heari ...

Inside the Iowa House: Keep Politics Out of Iowa Courts

The way Iowa selects judges has been a model for the nation for decades.  It’s a merit based selection process that ...

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 ...

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Week 11 Review

Week 11 Review

Agriculture HF 2551 Aerial Applicator Licenses. Allows the department of agriculture to set rules for out of state applicators. Also eliminates the option for an out of state applicator to operate without a commercial license and to operate under Iow ...

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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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