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The Week Ahead, November 26

By |2007-11-26T11:16:58-05:00November 26th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

Jacoby to Chair Economic Development Approps

By |2007-11-20T16:20:47-05:00November 20th, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

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 workforce development to community college. He has the skills and knowledge to make sure our job creation and training efforts are on [...]

Skilled Worker Shortage Interim Recommendations

By |2007-11-19T21:32:02-05:00November 19th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 Representative Art Staed of Cedar Rapids, was to consider educational system improvements and other options to [...]

The Week Ahead, November 19

By |2007-11-19T09:47:53-05:00November 19th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 Study Committee Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 10:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Thursday, November 22 -- State [...]

Generation Iowa in Storm Lake

By |2007-11-16T15:54:49-05:00November 16th, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

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 to keep young people in Iowa. The commission was created by [...]

Prison Committee Makes Recommendations

By |2007-11-15T11:15:00-05:00November 15th, 2007|Categories: Public Safety|Tags: , , , |

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’s prison system, which has a design capacity of 7,364 but currently houses 8,894 offenders. The recommendations will be [...]

Film Industry Builds in Burlington

By |2007-11-15T09:42:24-05:00November 15th, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

State Representative Mark Davitt of Indianola won approval of a bill (House File 892) last year to boost Iowa’s film industry.  The effort is paying off in Burlington where a new casting agency held their first casting call.  A clip from the Burlington Hawkeye, which covered the casting call last weekend and comments from Susan Gorrell of RRell Production: Making [...]

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