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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Iowa's Energy Independence Plan

Iowa's Energy Independence Plan

Commissioned by the Iowa Legislature and Governor Chet Culver earlier this year, the Iowa Office of Energy Independence released the Iowa Plan for Energy Independence today, which aims to make Iowa energy independent by 2025.   State Representative N ...

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REC Boosts Revenue Estimates

REC Boosts Revenue Estimates

The Revenue Estimating Conference met yesterday and provided a small boost to the fiscal year 2008 revenue estimate and maintained a modest revenue estimate for FY 2009. They increased their net revenue estimate for FY 2008, from 5.1% to 6.0%. This m ...

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The Week Ahead, December 10

The Week Ahead, December 10

Administrative Rules Review Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 9:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources Study Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 10:00AM Rm 102, Supreme Court Consult Rm, State Capitol Revenue ...

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One Week Left for Iowans to File Microsoft Claim

One Week Left for Iowans to File Microsoft Claim

Iowans have until December 14, 2007 to file a claim in the class action lawsuit brought against the Microsoft Corporation.  Any citizen, business, or government that purchased Microsoft software (or purchased a computer with it pre-installed) are eli ...

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More Progess, Fiscal Responsibility in 2008

More Progess, Fiscal Responsibility in 2008

House Democrats held a planning session for the 2008 legislative session on Monday at the State Capitol and said they will build on the progress made in 2007 for middle class families while balancing the state budget. According to the non-partisan Le ...

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Home Heating Assistance Now Available

Home Heating Assistance Now Available

Home heating assistance for Iowa families is now available through community action agencies across Iowa. Eligibility for the program, called LIHEAP, is is based on annual income and families of all sizes may apply. For example, a family of four with ...

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Fedler Announces Bid for House District 91

Fedler Announces Bid for House District 91

West Point Mayor and US Army veteran Ron Fedler today declared his bid for state representative in House District 91, which includes Henry County and northern Lee County. "After serving my country and community for over 30 years, I'm ready to listen ...

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