Rep. Swaim Tears Up Paycheck in Protest

By |2011-04-12T09:55:20-05:00April 12th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , |

Recently the Iowa Legislature gave the governor the ability to transfer money and pay more than $6 million in unpaid bills  that would cover state costs owed to public defenders and private attorneys under contract to provide legal services for indigent defendants. Indigent defendants are employed by the government to represent those who are charged with [...]