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Tough measures will make state government more accountable

By |2010-01-14T13:19:56-05:00January 14th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Budget|Tags: , , |

Today the two leaders of the Legislature's Government Reorganization Committee released the first draft of legislation that will transform Iowa's state government for the first time in almost 25 years. "According to nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau estimates, these reforms will save tens of millions of dollars," said State Representative Mary Mascher, chair of the House State [...]

Rebuild Iowa Task Force Meetings Set

By |2008-07-25T14:50:38-05:00July 25th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The nine task forces created to help the Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission complete its work will start meeting on Monday.  Members of the task forces will be released later today.  The task forces will be comprised of public members as well four legislators. Here is the meeting list: Monday, July 28 Housing Location: Iowa Finance Authority [...]

Speaker Appoints 9 Reps to Rebuild Iowa Task Forces

By |2008-07-23T15:32:50-05:00July 23rd, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque has appointed nine legislators to serve on the Rebuild Iowa Commission Task Forces.  Appointees include: Housing – Rep. Tom Schueller of Maquoketa Infrastructure & Transportation – Rep. Geri Huser of Altoona Economic & Workforce Development – Rep. Dave Jacoby of Coralville Public Health and Healthcare – Rep. Elesha Gayman of [...]

Flood Update, July 8

By |2008-07-08T10:10:20-05:00July 8th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

An update on the Iowa’s flood recovery efforts: The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that eight additional Iowa counties — Clinton, Decatur, Dubuque, Greene, Keokuk, Pottawattamie, Van Buren, and Washington — were granted a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance. […]

Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission

By |2008-07-07T08:45:09-05:00July 7th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission, which is a joint effort between the Legislature and executive branch to lead disaster recovery efforts, was announced in June and 15 members have been appointed to the commission.  The commission will meet soon and make its first report within 45 days.  Commission members include: Bill Bywater – Bill Bywater, of Iowa [...]

Flood Update, June 20

By |2008-06-20T13:29:55-05:00June 20th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Contact: State Emergency Operations Center, (515) 323.4221 www.flood2008.iowa.gov Recovery Efforts Move Ahead; More Counties Receive Assistance from the Federal Government As the Lt. Governor leads a tour to assess agricultural damage, with stops in Cedar Rapids and Burlington, primary focus is shifting on helping Iowans recover from the flood of 2008. The Lt. Governor has started [...]

Flood Update, June 19

By |2008-06-19T08:07:52-05:00June 19th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

June 19, 2008 Contact: State Emergency Operations Center, (515) 323.4221 www.flood2008.iowa.gov Latest Information from the Iowa State Emergency Operations Center Governor to meet with the President, recovery efforts continue Des Moines, IA – Governor Chet Culver will join President Bush as he travels throughout eastern Iowa today. The State emergency operations center remains activated to help [...]

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