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Iowa Continues Job and Education Assistance for Veterans

By |2014-01-08T18:49:04-06:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , |

A new website launched in the state to help Iowa's military find job opportunities. The website, www.homebase.org is a source of job services available to veterans including, job postings, job fairs and educational opportunities, such as skilled training or tuition assistance. The website is funded by outreach support and is a public-private partnership led by Iowa's [...]

House Honors WWII Veterans

By |2011-04-18T15:11:53-06:00April 18th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

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 year of the beginning of the World War II.  After the Resolution passed, the House of Representatives said thank you to the many veterans present by hosting a ceremony in [...]

House Committee Approves Time Off For Veterans

By |2010-01-29T10:25:35-06:00January 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Uncategorized, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

In a unanimous bi-partisan vote, the House Veterans Affairs Committee today approved a bill that would give Iowa veterans time off for Veterans Day. "After serving our country, veterans have earned the right to a day off in honor of their service," said State Representative Ray Zirkelbach, D-Monticello, who won approval of the bill and chairs [...]

Veterans Day at the Capital

By |2010-01-21T09:22:06-06:00January 21st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Featured, Veterans|Tags: , |

House Resolution 103 honoring Iowa's military veterans was read and passed this morning, stating: "On behalf of all Iowans the House of Representatives honors and commemorates the service and sacrifice of Iowa's soldiers, airmen and airwomen, sailors, marines, and coast guard members and thanks them for their service to America."

$2.8 million to Support Iowa Veterans & Their Families

By |2009-07-30T10:01:27-06:00July 30th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Iowa Veterans Trust Fund will receive $2.8 million thanks to a plan adopted by the Iowa Legislature that provided a long-term, stable funding source.  The fund is designed to help veterans and their families with expenses like medical care, job training, tuition, and support for children of disabled or deceased veterans. The fund was created back [...]

CHILDREN, VETS FIRST IN EDUCATION BUDGET

By |2009-04-14T21:41:47-06:00April 14th, 2009|Categories: Budget, Education, Video|Tags: , , , , |

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSB_tzB49y8[/youtube]Early childhood and affordable higher education for veterans were key priorities for the Iowa House of Representatives today when it approved the Education Appropriations Budget. “In today’s tough economic times, we must make sure every Iowan has access to a quality, affordable education,” said State Representative Cindy Winckler of Davenport, who chairs the House Education Appropriations [...]

Vets Job Security Bill Moves to the Senate

By |2008-01-25T16:20:34-06:00January 25th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Iowa House unanimously approved a job security bill for Iowa veterans on Thursday morning.  The bill, House File 2065, ensures that soldiers called to active duty can return to their jobs after service at the same pay and status level.  The bill was sponsored by State Representative McKinley Bailey, D-Webster City.  The bill now goes to the [...]

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