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Dems: Government Oversight Committee Report – Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

SJR 2011 – Authorizes ABATE to sell merchandise at Capitol on one day.    FLOOR ACTION: SJR 2011 allows the Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) to hold a motorcycle rally toy run on October 14, [...]

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Dems: Education Committee Report – Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

HF 648 – Technical changes to Career and Technical Education; HF 2442 – School sport concussion protocols.    FLOOR ACTION: HF 648 makes technical changes to the Career and Technical Education bill that passed in [...]

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Dems: Appropriations Committee Report– Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

HF 648 – Career and Technical Education.    FLOOR ACTION: HF 648 makes technical changes to the Career and Technical Education bill that passed in 2016 (HF-2392). The 2016 bill added the work-based learning program to [...]

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Dems: Ethics Committee Report – Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

SR 124 (SSB 3211) – Adds harassment retaliation to Senate Code of Ethics.    COMMITTEE & FLOOR ACTION: SR 124 (SSB 3211) amends the Senate Code of Ethics to add harassment and retaliation. The changes [...]

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Dems: Rules & Administration Committee Report – Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

Senate Harassment Prevention Policy   COMMITTEE ACTION: The Rules & Administration Committee adopted an updated Harassment Prevention Policy for the Senate’s Personnel Guidelines. The changes – coupled with a change to the Senate’s Code of [...]

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Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy changes.

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Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for  Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

“…proposed tariffs will have a negative impact on Iowa’s agricultural economy…” DES MOINES – Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy [...]

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Dems: Ways & Means Committee Report — Week 14, 2018

April 11, 2018

SF 2399 – Exemption from income tax for Olympic and Paralympic awards; SF 2400 – Local government risk pools; SF 2401 – Boat registration process improvements.    FLOOR ACTION: SF 2399 exempts prize money from [...]

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Dems: Local Government Committee Report – Week 14, 2018

April 11, 2018

HF 2371 – Liability exemption from honeybees on public property.    FLOOR ACTION: HF 2371 amends the Iowa Tort Claims Act and the Municipal Tort Claims Act. State and municipal property would be exempt from [...]

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Dems: Judiciary Committee Report – Week 14, 2018

April 11, 2018

HF 2381 – Disposition of child found to have committed a delinquent act.    FLOOR ACTION: HF 2381 relates to custody of juveniles who are sent to the State Training School for Boys in Eldora [...]

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