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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Rep. Staed Appointed VC of Economic Dev Budget

Rep. Staed Appointed VC of Economic Dev Budget

State Representative Art Staed of Cedar Rapids has been named Vice-Chair of the Economic Development Budget Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque. “With experience in both small business and education, I trust Rep. Staed to help us crea ...

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Rep. Miller's Artful Dodger Project

Rep. Miller's Artful Dodger Project

State Representative Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge and Assistant Majority Leader, was featured in the Fort Dodge Messenger today for her work on the Artful Dodger project. "After a year hiatus, the Artful Dodger project is back for 2008. Organizer and f ...

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Statehouse News [10/31/07]

Statehouse News [10/31/07]

********************************************** Iowa House of Representatives STATEHOUSE NEWS -- October 31, 2007 [PDF Download] *********************************************** INSIDE THIS ISSUE: County Grant Program for Veterans Regents Universities ...

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Tuition Increase Lowest Since 1980

Tuition Increase Lowest Since 1980

The Iowa Board of Regents gave their first approval today to a 3.2 tuition increase at state universities next year, the lowest increase since 1980.   Keeping tuition affordable at our state univerisities was one of the top priorties of Democrats in ...

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Emergency Communications

Emergency Communications

A new board created to keep Iowans safe through improved emergency communications met for the first time on Tuesday.  State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls, who has worked on the issue for several years, sponored and managed the bill (House ...

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DOT: Road Closures in Des Moines

DOT: Road Closures in Des Moines

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 29, 2007 – 2:45 p.m. – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now expanding road closures in the Des Moines area due to an explosion on the city’s east side. Now all eastbound lanes and ramps on Interstate 35/80 are closed between ...

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Oversight Opens Hearings on Student Debt

Oversight Opens Hearings on Student Debt

The Government Oversight Committee opened up two days of hearings on the high debt levels of Iowa students.  Today, the committee will hear from student representatives at Iowa universities, receive an audit on the Iowa Student Loan Program, and hear ...

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