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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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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House Update, March 25

House Update, March 25

Committee Highlights Judiciary @ 10 am (Sup. Court Consultation) SF 2281, prohibits employment discrimination against an employee witness in civil proceedings SF 2214, child custody orders while a parent is on active duty Veterans Affairs @ 10 am (Su ...

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Bill Summaries: March 24 Debate

Bill Summaries: March 24 Debate

Regulates Foreclosure consultants (HF 2653) Election Law Changes (HF 2620) Public Information of Elder Abuse Cases (HF 2609) Dependent Adult Abuse (HF 2591) DNR Policy Bill (HF 2612) ...

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Schedule of Debate, March 24 @ 6 pm

Schedule of Debate, March 24 @ 6 pm

HF 2523, deer depredation management HF 2601, state interagency Missouri river authority HF 2564, disaster aid individual assistance grant program HF 2326, amusement ride safety inspections HF 2407, annual registration fee for certain motor vehicles ...

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House Update, March 24

House Update, March 24

Committee Highlights Agriculture @ 1:30 pm (Sup.  Court Consultation) -- SF 2337, liability insurance by association of fairs Education Appropriations @ 11 am (Room 22) -- Education Budget Bill, LSB  5005JA Local Gov't @ 1:30 pm (Room 19) -- SF 2249 ...

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School Infrastructure & Property Tax Relief Plan Advances

School Infrastructure & Property Tax Relief Plan Advances

After a bi-partisan 18-6 vote in the House Ways & Means Committee late Thursday, a plan to redistribute the one cent sales tax currently collected for schools on an equitable basis now moves to the House Floor. The plan also provides $24 million ...

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Week 10 Review

Week 10 Review

Appropriations HSB773 Justice Systems Budget. Makes appropriation to the Attorney General, Board of Parole, Civil Rights Commission, Law Enforcement Academy, Indigent Defense, and the Departments of Corrections, Defense and Public Safety. (Passed Hou ...

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