Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

"Today is a sad day for public education and teachers across Iowa. House Republicans finally put all of their cards ...

Fifty Percent of Seats in Democratic Caucus Held by Women

The House Democrats are pleased to have almost fifty percent of the caucus made up by women for the 2015 Legislativ ...

New Iowa Food Inspections Application for Your Smartphone

A new food inspection app, funded by three Food and Drug Administration grants, has been created by the Iowa Depart ...

Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. A vibrant ag e ...

Tax Credits Approved for Students, Teachers and Businesses on 2014 Taxes

The Iowa Legislature updated Iowa’s tax laws to reflect recent changes in federal tax laws. Due to a delay at the f ...

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Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

"Today is a sad day for public education and teachers across Iowa. House Republicans finally put all of their cards on the table today and their education agenda is simple: ruin public education and push Iowa kids to private schools instead. At a 9:3 ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, February 12- February 18

Weekly Bill Tracking, February 12- February 18

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb 12 – Wed. Feb 18, 2015 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Commerce HF 167         Electronic Documents Available for Competitive Bids for Public Improvement Contracts. Prohibits governmental entities from charging a fee t ...

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Fifty Percent of Seats in Democratic Caucus Held by Women

Fifty Percent of Seats in Democratic Caucus Held by Women

The House Democrats are pleased to have almost fifty percent of the caucus made up by women for the 2015 Legislative Session. This is a record of 20 women in the caucus, and 25 total in the Iowa House. The women of the Iowa House include; Back Row: R ...

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New Iowa Food Inspections Application for Your Smartphone

New Iowa Food Inspections Application for Your Smartphone

A new food inspection app, funded by three Food and Drug Administration grants, has been created by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. This app will allow users to search restaurants and pull up the latest food inspection report for that ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 2-17-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 2-17-15

Dear %%First Name%%, With an aging population, perhaps the biggest challenge facing Iowa today is a skilled worker shortage.  It’s a looming threat to our economy because if we don’t have enough workers with the right skills, businesses will be force ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, February 9- February 12

Weekly Bill Tracking, February 9- February 12

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb 5 – Wed. Feb 11, 2015 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Commerce HF 229         Regulations Regarding Buying Clubs. Exempts the sales of buying club memberships through the internet from current regulations regarding not ...

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House Democratic Forums, February 11th, 2015

House Democratic Forums, February 11th, 2015

Below is a list of the forums for House Democratic House members for the weekend of Feb. 13-15. http://iowahouse.org/pdf/2.11.15 Iowa House Forums.pdf ...

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