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Sue Cahill Announces Run for IA House, District 71

By |2020-02-20T12:52:44-06:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Recent News|

Marshalltown, Iowa -- First Ward City Councilor Sue Cahill officially announced today that she will run for the Iowa House in District 71, which includes Marshalltown, Albion, Licomb, and part of rural Marshall County. Representative Mark Smith announced earlier this year he won’t be seeking re-election. “I taught at the same school for 18 years and [...]

Sarah Smith Announces Run for Iowa House

By |2020-02-13T15:23:52-06:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Recent News|

Grinnell, Iowa -- Sarah Smith announced today she will run for the Iowa House in District 76 in 2020. House District 76 includes all of Poweshiek County and most of Iowa County.  “I believe it’s time for a new voice for our district. One that will listen to the concerns of all people, and work to [...]

2020 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. February 6 – Wed. February 12

By |2020-02-13T13:58:25-06:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Session Information, Recent News|

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb. 6 – Wed. Feb. 12, 2020 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Agriculture HSB 530      Farm Chauffeur License.  The bill exempts certain farmers from needing a chauffer license to transport their goods (passed committee 17-6) to House Calendar Appropriations SF 2144       Supplemental Appropriations. This makes a supplemental appropriation to Homeland Security for flood [...]

2020 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. January 30 – Wed. February 5

By |2020-02-06T14:06:20-06:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Session Information, News, Recent News|

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Jan. 30 – Wed. Feb. 5, 2020 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 2244       Supplemental Appropriations. This makes a supplemental appropriation to Homeland Security for flood mitigation efforts of $20,000,000 and $330,000 to Department of Human Services for Glenwood.  (passed Committee 24-0) to House Appropriations Calendar HF 2455       Transportation Equity. This is [...]

2020 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. January 23 – Wed. January 29

By |2020-01-30T15:26:44-06:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Session Information, News, Recent News|

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Jan. 23 – Wed. Jan. 29, 2020 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Commerce HSB 515      Hedging Transactions. Modifies Iowa Code definition of highly effective hedging transactions to National Association of Insurance Commissioners accounting guidance.  (passed Committee 21-0) to House Calendar HSB 516      Iowa Cell Siting Act Sunset. Extends the “Iowa Cell Siting Act” [...]

Democratic Leader Todd Prichard | Inside the Iowa House: 2020 Session Opens

By |2020-01-21T12:17:04-06:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: 2020 Session Information, News, Recent News|

  The Iowa Legislature convened this week on a new journey that will take us into a new session, a new year and a new decade.  Where this journey takes us, what we do, and where we will end up, is entirely up to those elected to lead this state forward. As the leaders of Iowa, [...]

McConkey Selected as Assistant Minority Leader

By |2020-01-22T08:51:41-06:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Session Information, News, Recent News|

State Representative Charlie McConkey of Council Bluffs has been selected by his colleagues to serve as an Assistant Minority Leader in the Iowa House of Representatives for the 2020 legislative session. “I’m honored to be selected by my colleagues to this leadership post. My goal this session is to keep the House focused on the issues [...]

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