Sunday, September 23, 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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DOT: Road Closures in Des Moines

DOT: Road Closures in Des Moines

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 29, 2007 – 2:45 p.m. – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now expanding road closures in the Des Moines area due to an explosion on the city’s east side. Now all eastbound lanes and ramps on Interstate 35/80 are closed between ...

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Oversight Opens Hearings on Student Debt

Oversight Opens Hearings on Student Debt

The Government Oversight Committee opened up two days of hearings on the high debt levels of Iowa students.  Today, the committee will hear from student representatives at Iowa universities, receive an audit on the Iowa Student Loan Program, and hear ...

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College Tuition costs back "in check"

College Tuition costs back "in check"

From the Des Moines Register: Students attending Iowa’s public universities next fall will see some of the lowest tuition increases in recent history. The tuition increases, which range from 2.2 percent to 9.9 percent, depending on residency and prog ...

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Medical Malpractice Rates to Decline in Iowa

Medical Malpractice Rates to Decline in Iowa

Insurance Commissioner Sue Voss said that Midwest Medical Insurance Company (MMCI) is reducing physician base rates by 9.6% for 2008. MMCI is a Minneapolis based physician-owned insurance company and the largest writer of medical malpractice insuranc ...

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Thanks for the traffic…

Thanks for the traffic…

A big thank you to Gordon Fischer over at Iowa True Blue for linking to our new House Democratic Caucus site.  You're the best.... The support from a number of statewide blogs has been excellent.  Thank you to those over at Bleeding Heartland, Iowa I ...

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Ficken Announces Candidacy for HD 23

Ficken Announces Candidacy for HD 23

From the Waterloo Courier: A former high school teacher and coach will run for state representative in House District 23, which includes Buchanan and part of Black Hawk counties. Gene Ficken of Independence, a Democrat, is running for the Iowa House ...

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Statehouse News [10/18/07]

Statehouse News [10/18/07]

*********************************************** Iowa House of Representatives STATEHOUSE NEWS -- October 18, 2007 *********************************************** *********************************************** FORMER GOVERNORS REPORT ON HEALTH CARE P ...

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