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Close of the 2014 Session, Missed Opportunities for the Middle Class

By |2014-05-02T10:57:11-06:00May 2nd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the 2014 legislative session today and made some progress this year to grow Iowa’s middle class. Working together, the legislature continued key job training initiatives and expanded apprenticeship opportunities to boost our skilled workforce and help Iowans land a good job. They also were able to freeze tuition at our state universities [...]

End of Session Remarks by House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

By |2014-05-02T10:23:57-06:00May 2nd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Today marks the end of my first legislative session as Democratic Leader. I want to begin by saying that every day I have appreciated this great honor. Further, I want to thank the members of my caucus; I could not be more proud of the work we did this session. I also [...]

Legislature responsibly balances budget without raising taxes while building groundwork for economic recovery

By |2010-03-31T13:07:10-06:00March 31st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Budget, Education, Health Care, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , |

Legislative leaders yesterday said the shortened 2010 session of the Iowa Legislature succeeded in responsibly balancing the budget without raising taxes while laying the groundwork for Iowa’s economic recovery. “The lingering national recession has put almost every state budget in the red. In Iowa, that’s not the case. We’ve balanced the budget without increasing taxes on [...]

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