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2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Legislative Session: Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Welcome back to all of you. And let me first say congratulations to you Madam Speaker and Leader H ...

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1st Funnel List: Bills Still Alive

1st Funnel List: Bills Still Alive

The Iowa Legislature's first funnel is over and hundreds of bills are dead this week.   Except for bills dealing with taxes and appropriations, the only bills still eligible for d ...

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2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

The 2013 Iowa Legislature convened at 10 am today. There are 26 new members of the Iowa House this year. The 110 day session is scheduled to adjourn on May 3rd. Here is House Demo ...

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2012 Session Opens; Jobs Top Priority

2012 Session Opens; Jobs Top Priority

The 2012 Legislative Session convened today at the State Capitol in Des Moines.  House Democrats vowed to work together with Republicans to help create good-paying jobs and grow I ...

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2011 Legislature Finally Adjourns

2011 Legislature Finally Adjourns

After Republicans finally agreed to compromise, the 2011 Iowa Legislature finally adjourned on the 172nd day of session.  It was the third longest session in Iowa history. Here's ...

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House Honors WWII Veterans

House Honors WWII Veterans

On Monday, April 18th at 1:00PM the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 39 to honor Iowa World War II veterans.  The Resolution commemerated the 70th anniversary ...

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More High School Students Earn College Credit

More High School Students Earn College Credit

According to the Iowa Department of Education, more Iowa high school students are earning community college credit than ever before.  A report released by the department shows tha ...

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