Thursday, February 21, 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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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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The Week Ahead, November 26

The Week Ahead, November 26

Early Care Best Practices Study Committee Monday, November 26, 2007 at 9:00AM Rm 102, Supreme Court Consult Rm, State Capitol Livestock Odor Study Committee Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol ...

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Jacoby to Chair Economic Development Approps

Jacoby to Chair Economic Development Approps

State Representative David Jacoby, D-Coralville, has been tapped to Chair the House Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy, D-Dubuque. “Rep. Jacoby has a wide range of experience from local government to workforc ...

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Skilled Worker Shortage Interim Recommendations

Skilled Worker Shortage Interim Recommendations

The Skilled Worker Shortage Committee wrapped up work today with a series of recommedations for the 2008 Legislature to consider. The goal of the committee, which was co-chaired by State Representative Roger Thomas and formed at the request of State ...

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The Week Ahead, November 19

The Week Ahead, November 19

TIME-21 Transportation Funding Study Committee Monday, November 19, 2007 at 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Skilled Worker Shortage Study Committee Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Home-based Child Care ...

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Generation Iowa in Storm Lake

Generation Iowa in Storm Lake

The Generation Iowa Commission will hold an open forum in Storm Lake on Tuesday, November 20 at 3:00 PM in the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business in Forum Room 4 at Buena Vista University (BVU). The goal of the commission is to help find ways t ...

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Prison Committee Makes Recommendations

Prison Committee Makes Recommendations

The State Prison System Planning Committee, which is Co-chaired by State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids, wrapped up their work yesterday and recommended a series of upgrades to Iowa's prison system.  The committee was formed to study Iowa ...

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