Thursday, April 18, 2019

Second Funnel 2019: List of Eligible Bills

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

House Democrats Offer Plan to End Medicaid Privatization

After UnitedHealthcare announced they are leaving Iowa on Friday, Iowa House Democrats offered a plan today to fina ...

Inside the Iowa House: Improving Access to Health Care

Last week, I joined several other state lawmakers for a roundtable and public forum in New Hampton, Iowa on the hea ...

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 ...

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Iowa House Democrats Committee Assignments Announced

Iowa House Democrats Committee Assignments Announced

Today, House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard announced committee assignments for 2019 Legislative Session: http://iowahouse.org/pdf/2019CommitteeAssignments-byCommittee.pdf http://iowahouse.org/pdf/2019CommitteeAssignments-byMember.pdf ...

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Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected today to serve as the new leader of Iowa House Democrats. Rep. Jo Oldson of Des Moines was elect ...

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Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

Over the last week, Iowans have heard a lot about the future of IPERS, which is the retirement system for about 1 in 10 Iowans. Today, IPERS pays out $1.6 billion to retirees every year in Iowa.  That money is big part of Iowa’s economy and the promi ...

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Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judicial retention this year called the Voters Judicial Directory.  The directory includes information on each judge’s education, career, an ...

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Fall Trout Stocking

Fall Trout Stocking

Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  During the months of October and November, the DNR will release 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each selected lake to bring fishing to u ...

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Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to prevent suicide in Iowa. The money will be used to implement the “Zero Suicide” model across the state.  The basis of the Zero Suicide model is that suicide deat ...

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