Monday, March 25, 2019

First Funnel 2019: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, March 8, the Legislature hit the first self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligibl ...

Legislative Democrats Release Plan to Put Iowans First

Democratic lawmakers outlined their agenda called Putting Iowans First at the State Capitol this week.  After heari ...

Inside the Iowa House: Keep Politics Out of Iowa Courts

The way Iowa selects judges has been a model for the nation for decades.  It’s a merit based selection process that ...

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 ...

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Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Deadline approaching to mail packages overseas

Many Iowans have family & friends serving their country in the armed forces or the diplomatic services during the upcoming holiday's. The below story tells us how it's important to get packages in the mail by November 13th to ensure delivery befo ...

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Reichert Talks Energy Economy

Reichert Talks Energy Economy

State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine was featured on essentialestrogen.com talking about environmental efforts passed during the 2007 legislative session.  From the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council to the Energy City Designation Prog ...

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Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

The Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources interim committee, which is co-chaired by State Representative Paul Bell of Newton, heard last week that an additional $150 million per year is needed to support Iowa’s natural resources. The goal of the ...

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The Week Ahead, November 5

The Week Ahead, November 5

Legislative Property Tax Study Committee Wednesday, November 7, 2007 @ 10:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Public Records Study Committee Friday, November 9, 2007 @ 9:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber ...

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Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque has appointed State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls as vice-chair of the House Commerce Committee, which considers all legislation regarding business, financial institutions, insurance, utilities and real ...

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Rep. Thomas Receives Business Award

Rep. Thomas Receives Business Award

State Representative Roger Thomas of Elkader received the 2007 Leadership Award from the Professional Developers of Iowa. Thomas is chair of the House Economic Growth Committee.  The award was announced in the PDI October newsletter:  "As many of you ...

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New Committee Assignments

New Committee Assignments

There have been some changes to House Democratic Caucus committee assignments.  We are making a spreadsheet available for download.  The sheet is organized "by committee". [Click Here to Download XLS Document] ...

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