Saturday, February 16, 2019

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 ...

Power Grab: GOP Lawmakers Plan to Inject Politics in Iowa Courts

Iowa judges are selected using a merit selection process. A nonpartisan commission nominates qualified individuals ...

Iowa House Republicans Ignore the Votes of 29 Iowans

In the first vote in the Iowa House in 2019, Republican lawmakers voted to deny 29 Iowans their right to vote. On a ...

GOP Lawmakers Shut Out Iowa Voters in Election Contest

Republican lawmakers in charge of the Election Contest Committee said late Tuesday that they will not allow disenfr ...

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The Week Ahead, January 7

The Week Ahead, January 7

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 ...

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Iowans Answer the Caucus Call

Iowans Answer the Caucus Call

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 ...

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Caucus Tonight!

Caucus Tonight!

Don't forget to attend the Iowa Caucuses tonight in your neighborhood.  The caucus starts at 6:30 and you must be in line or registered by 7 p.m. to participate.  Find out where to caucus here.  For more information, go to www.iowafirstcaucus.org. To ...

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House Website Gets Noticed

House Website Gets Noticed

Our humble House of Representatives blog has been getting some notice and some national press. In particular, the Sunlight Foundation: The mission of the Sunlight Foundation is to use the transformative power of the Internet and new information techn ...

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Isenhart will run for Iowa House

Isenhart will run for Iowa House

From the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: The 2008 race to represent the northern half of Dubuque in the Iowa Legislature changed greatly Friday as one Democratic candidate entered while another dropped out. Charles Isenhart, former executive director of th ...

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Council Recommends 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases

Council Recommends 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases

The Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council met yesterday in Davenport and made recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in 2050. The council was created as part of a larger package on greenhouse gases (SF 485) during the last session. ...

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The Week Ahead, December 17

The Week Ahead, December 17

Government Oversight Monday, December 17, 2007 at 11:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber at State Capitol Legislative Commission on Affordable Health Care Plans for Small Businesses and Families Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 9:00AM Terrace Ballroom, ...

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