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Reichert Talks Energy Economy

By |2007-11-06T13:28:48-05:00November 6th, 2007|Categories: Environment, Uncategorized|

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 Program to the Iowa Power Fund and Energy Independence Plan, 2007 was a great year for the environment. The Cedar Rapids Gazette also ran a front page story Monday about construction [...]

Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources

By |2007-11-06T12:23:03-05:00November 6th, 2007|Categories: Budget, Environment|

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 committee is to find a sustainable funding for our natural resources needs, including parks and trails; soil [...]

The Week Ahead, November 5

By |2007-11-05T12:27:18-05:00November 5th, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

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

Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

By |2007-11-05T09:40:39-05:00November 5th, 2007|Categories: Candidates 2011, Jobs & Economy|

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 estate. “I trust Rep. Kressig to help us create an environment where businesses can thrive and create good paying jobs while ensuring [...]

Rep. Thomas Receives Business Award

By |2007-11-02T15:47:40-05:00November 2nd, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

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 know, the PDI Leadership Award is presented to a legislator that has played a lead role in promoting [...]

New Committee Assignments

By |2007-11-02T14:45:52-05:00November 2nd, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

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]

Rep. Staed Appointed VC of Economic Dev Budget

By |2007-11-02T08:17:39-05:00November 2nd, 2007|Categories: Budget, Candidates 2011, Jobs & Economy|

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 create good-paying jobs and make sure our workforce is prepared for the jobs in today’s global economy,” [...]

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