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Dems: Judiciary – All-Bill Summary 2017

May 30, 2017

All crime, courts & corrections-related bills passed by the Legislature & signed into law for 2017. #ialegis #iagov #crime #courts #corrections

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Dems: Three-point plan to end string of Iowa child deaths

May 18, 2017

    (Des Moines)  A three-point reform plan to prevent another Iowa child from being injured or killed by abuse has been put forth by two members of the Iowa Senate Government Oversight Committee. “The [...]

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Dems: Human Resources Committee –All-Bill Summary 2017

May 15, 2017

The following bills were passed by the Legislature and signed into law by the Governor. SF 51—Cytomegalovirus (CMV) awareness and screening SF 250—Breast density notifications SF 419—Nurse Licensure Compact SF 471—Prohibits abortions after 20 weeks [...]

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Dems: Prescription Drug Take Back Day is TOMORROW

April 28, 2017

The next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 29. More than 100 Iowa sites will accept leftover medicine between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Dems: Senator Hogg’s 2017 Session Review

April 27, 2017

Iowa Republicans Attack Workers, Break Promise To Create Jobs and Raise Family Incomes Iowa Democrats Support Broad Prosperity and Expanded Opportunity Statement by Senate Democratic Leader Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids Republicans gained complete control [...

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Dems: 2017 Legislative Session in Review

April 24, 2017

Democrats continue to stand up to the attack on hard-working Iowans. We won’t support unnecessary cuts that threaten public safety, the quality of higher education and job training, and the safety net provided by social services. Economic prosperity and fiscal responsibility will return when the Governor, Lt. Governor and legislators work in a bipartisan way…

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Dems: 2017 Closing Day Remarks by Senate Democratic Leader Rob Hogg

April 22, 2017

Mr. President, Mr. Majority Leader, and all my Senate colleagues: During my address on the opening day of this session, I expressed hope the Senate would govern wisely and take action to make life better [...]

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Dems: Local Government Committee Report – week 14, 2017

April 12, 2017

HF 308 – Release of military personnel records SF 481 – Enforcement of immigration laws FLOOR ACTION: HF 308 mirrors the federal government relating to military personnel records maintained by a county recorder. The bill [...]

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Dems: Transportation Committee Report – week 14, 2017

April 12, 2017

HF 313 –Removal of vehicles from accident scenes FLOOR ACTION: HF 313 requires a driver involved in an accident only resulting in damage to remove the vehicle from the roadway if it is operable and [...]

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Dems: Judiciary Committee Report – week 14, 2017

April 12, 2017

SF 374 – Indigent Defense SF 444 – Traffic safety bill HF 134 – Cities regulating occupancy of residential rental property by familial status HF 253 – Children in the middle, paternity and obligation for [...]

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