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Bill Summary: HF 2562 Secret Settlements Oversight

By |2014-04-07T13:46:14-05:00April 7th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Session Information, Oversight, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

Background After news articles found there were a number of state employees laid-off and secret settlements were paid, the Governor signed executive order 85 to seek more transparency and accountability in how his own administration handles employee settlements.   The House Government Oversight Committee considered this bill before the committee had a clear picture of the events [...]

Iowa Public Information Board Open for Business

By |2013-08-28T15:59:17-05:00August 28th, 2013|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , |

The Iowa Public Information Board is now open for business.  If you have a question or concern about Iowa’s open meetings or public records laws, please contact this new state agency. The nine-member board, equally made up of media, government, and public members, meets monthly. Three staff has been hired to assist the board. Here is [...]

Iowa Senate Democrats to Hold Open Budget Meetings

By |2011-06-03T15:28:39-05:00June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Budget, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Iowa Senate Democrats announced today they will host a week-long series of “Open Budget Hearings” next week at the Iowa Statehouse.  Informed Iowans are schedule to speak on  the impact of the significant points of disagreement between Senate Democratic proposals and those of Governor Branstad and House Republicans. The Open Budget Hearings will begin with [...]

Transparency & Open Government

By |2009-03-24T20:44:42-05:00March 24th, 2009|Categories: Budget|Tags: , , , , , |

On a 96-3 vote, the Iowa House of Representatives approved a new initiative today to improve transparency and give Iowans easier access to state budget information. “Iowans should have easy access to information about the state budget available 24 hours a day. The bill we approved today will create a website with a searchable database of [...]

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