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Governor Culver Signs Five Bills

By |2010-04-14T13:46:15-06:00April 14th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Senate File 2356 Directs DHS to amend the extension proposal for the IowaCare program to provide expansion population services through a phased in approach, utilizing the 14 Federally Qualified Health Centers statewide. Creates a mechanism to expand the IowaCare provider network to include private providers, and hospitals designated by the Department subject to availability of funds. [...]

Governor Signs Bill Encouraging Educator Diversity

By |2010-04-14T09:20:14-06:00April 14th, 2010|Categories: Education, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , , |

State Representatives Ako Abdul-Samad and Wayne Ford were in attendance yesterday at Moulton Elementary in Des Moines as Governor Chet Culver signed bills encouraging diversity among teachers. Rep. Abdul-Samad and Rep. Ford spoke to students and teachers in the auditorium about the importance of education and diversity in the classroom. With House File 2432, the Department of [...]

GOVERNOR SIGNS RESTRICTIONS ON SPECIAL INTEREST & CORPORATE SPENDING IN CAMPAIGNS

By |2010-04-08T12:36:26-06:00April 8th, 2010|Categories: Oversight|Tags: , , |

Iowa Governor Chet Culver today signed a bill that will impose new restrictions on campaign advertisements. The law will keep anonymous campaign advertisements paid for by big corporations, foreign businesses and shadow organizations, out of Iowa voters’ mailboxes and airwaves. The legislation comes after Citizens United v. FEC, a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed corporate [...]

Governor Culver Signs Veterans’ Legislation

By |2010-04-08T09:41:28-06:00April 8th, 2010|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , |

Governor Chet Culver signed two pieces of veterans’ legislation at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, on April 6. House File 2532 allows benefits from the Veterans Trust Fund to be exempted from individual income tax, and Senate File 2175 provides for veteran representation on mental health policy bodies. Below are summaries of the legislation the [...]

Governor Culver, Representatives Honor Black History Month

By |2010-02-16T09:28:28-06:00February 16th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Featured|Tags: , , , |

[youtube][/youtube] Governor Chet Culver, along with the six African American members of the Iowa House of Representatives celebrated Black History Month in Iowa on Monday. During the ceremony, Governor Culver read and signed the 2010 Black History Month proclamation. "Black History Month is a time to celebrate, remember and reflect on the important roles African Americans [...]

Culver Delivers Condition of the State

By |2010-01-12T18:56:31-06:00January 12th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information|Tags: , , |

Iowa Governor Chet Culver delivered his third Condition of the State Address to the Iowa General Assembly on Tuesday, January 12.  Saying the people of Iowa are resilient in these tough economic times, the Governor outlined his priorities for the 2010 session -- balancing the budget without raising taxes, creating jobs, strengthening schools, and helping Iowans recover from the 2008 [...]

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