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Dems: Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – week 6, 2017

HF 291 is a Republican bill to gut public sector employee collective bargaining rights. The legislation was written in secret, behind closed doors without the input of 180,000 public sector workers in Iowa. The Republicans rushed this legislation through the Iowa House and Senate and plan to have it on the Governor’s desk to sign…

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GOP: Rebalancing Iowa’s Outdated Collective Bargaining Law

GOP: Rebalancing Iowa’s Outdated Collective Bargaining Law

Rep. Steve Holt gives his closing comments on House File 291, which will rebalance Iowa’s outdated law on collective bargaining:

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GOP: A Win for Taxpayers

GOP: A Win for Taxpayers

A Win for Taxpayers Members worked hard this week as we debated reforms to the state’s collective bargaining laws.  On Thursday afternoon, both the House and Senate passed House File 291 and sent it the Governor, where we expect him to sign the bill into…

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Dems: Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Feb. 9 – Wed. Feb. 15, 2017

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb. 9 – Wed. Feb. 15, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Environmental Protection HF 202 DNR Cleanup Bill. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) bill. Transfers the…

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Dems: Republicans Reward Special Interests; Take Away Rights from Iowans

Republicans will stop at nothing to reward corporate special interests while ignoring the hard-working Iowans in their own districts. Thousands and thousands of Iowans have contacted us in person, by…

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Dems: Senate Leader: Anti-worker legislation hurts working Iowans and their families

An overwhelming majority of Iowans who packed the Capitol, attended rallies and overflowing local meetings, and filled legislative voicemail and email inboxes were in opposition to Senate File 213/House File…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 16, 2017

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 16, 2017

A new version of the February 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing:  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 2-16-17 In this Edition: Revenue Estimating- How…

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Dems: Natural Resources Committee Report – week 6, 2017

SF 257 establishes a set of guidelines for conducting bass fishing tournaments and the approval of permits for those events by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The minimum number…

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Dems: Education Committee Report – Week 6, 2017

SSB 1047 requires computer science education standards, computer science instructor endorsements and authorizations, and alternative ways to obtain endorsements and authorizations.

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