Thursday, April 19, 2018

State Budget Remains Uncertain

The scheduled date of adjournment has come and gone for the Iowa Legislature, but there is still a lot of work that ...

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War Democratic lawmakers in the Iowa Hou ...

Greater Flexibility in School Funding

The Iowa House made final touches on a bill to provide greater flexibility in the use of school funds. If signed by ...

Volunteers Needed for State Park Spring Clean-up

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) needs volunteers to help with state park spring cleaning. Throughout ...

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2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18

2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 2429       Transportation Budget. Appropriates a total of $380,792,669 from both the Road Use Tax Fund(RUTF) and the Primary Road Fund(PRF). ...

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State Budget Remains Uncertain

State Budget Remains Uncertain

The scheduled date of adjournment has come and gone for the Iowa Legislature, but there is still a lot of work that remains on the state’s budget. The Iowa House took the first step in getting the budget completed by passing five budgets out of the H ...

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Inside the Iowa House: Session Goes Into Overtime

Inside the Iowa House: Session Goes Into Overtime

The 2018 Legislature was scheduled to adjourn on Tuesday, April 17 but it won’t happen anytime soon.  That’s because another week has gone by and GOP leaders who control both the House and Senate can’t agree on much of anything lately, especially on ...

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Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War Democratic lawmakers in the Iowa House filed a resolution today calling on Iowa Republican elected officials to take immediate action and force the Trump Administration to ...

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Bank Vice President and Trust Officer Dennis Evans to Run for Iowa House District 50

Bank Vice President and Trust Officer Dennis Evans to Run for Iowa House District 50

Reinbeck, Iowa -- Dennis Evans, father, husband, lifelong Iowan, MidWestOne Bank vice president and trust officer, and community volunteer, announced his intention to run for Iowa House District 50. District 50 includes Grundy county and parts of Har ...

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Greater Flexibility in School Funding

Greater Flexibility in School Funding

The Iowa House made final touches on a bill to provide greater flexibility in the use of school funds. If signed by the Governor, the bill will allow the salary and benefits of security personnel, psychologists, licensed independent social workers, m ...

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Volunteers Needed for State Park Spring Clean-up

Volunteers Needed for State Park Spring Clean-up

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) needs volunteers to help with state park spring cleaning. Throughout April and May, the DNR will be hosting volunteer days at parks around the state. Activities include picking up litter, planting trees ...

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