After serving in Iraq and missing the last two legislative sessions, State Representative Ray Zirkelbach of Monticello rejoined his colleagues in the Iowa House on Monday, the opening day of the 2008 legislative session. Rep. Zirkelbach is Sergeant i ...Read More »
Opening remarks from Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque: Since I have mentioned this person by name during the past two sessions, and before I welcome you all back today, the first thing I would like to say is welcome back to a member who has s ...Read More »
Opening Remarks from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: Thank you Mr. Speaker and ladies & gentlemen of the House. This legislative session we are perfectly poised – perfectly poised to maintain the historic progress we made last year while pu ...Read More »
The 2008 Session of the 82nd General Assembly convenes at 10 a.m. today. After opening speeches by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader Christopher Rants, and House Speaker Pat Murphy, the House will honor State Representative Ray Zi ...Read More »
The Generation Iowa Commission released their recommendations today to keep more young people in Iowa. The commission was created by the 2007 Legislature after a record number of young people took office in the Iowa House of Representatives. State ...Read More »
Legislative Commission on Affordable Health Care Plans for Small Businesses and Families Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 9 a.m. Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Public Records Study Committee Thursda ...Read More »
From Radio Iowa's O. Kay Henderson: Caucus turnout is unprecedented Friday, January 4, 2008, 12:16 AM By O.Kay Henderson Participation levels in the Caucuses were unprecedented. Turnout on the Democratic side was nearly 240,000. Republican officials ...Read More »
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