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Dems: Senate Democrats respond to legislative GOP budget plan

April 5, 2017

The budget plan released today by legislative Republicans is terrible news for Iowans. Republicans are once again balancing the budget on the backs of working Iowans. Senate Democrats will not support drastic cuts that threaten public safety, the quali...

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Dems: Agriculture Committee Report – week 13, 2017

April 5, 2017

HF 410 – Classifying palmer amaranth as a primary noxious weed   FLOOR ACTION: HF 410 classifies palmer amaranth as a primary noxious weed. [4/5: 50-0]

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – week 13, 2017

April 5, 2017

SF 32 – Adding hair samples to private sector employee drug testing HF 441 – Laundry occupations HF 529 – Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) conformity HF 533 – Disqualification for unemployment benefits HF [...]

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Dems: Natural Resources Committee Report – week 13, 2017

April 5, 2017

HF 202 – DNR Code cleanup: Solid waste management systems program and beautification grants HF 475 – Use of a straight wall cartridge rifle for deer hunting FLOOR ACTION: HF 202 contains various updates to [...]

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Dems: Judiciary Committee Report – week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

SF 446 – Asset forfeiture HF 69 – Penalties for trespassing HF 184 – Small estates HF 195 – Notices in probate HF 296 – Imitation controlled substances HF 488 – Non-substantive Code Editor’s bill [...]

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

HF 441 – Laundry occupations HF 529 – Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) conformity HF 533 – Disqualification for unemployment benefits HF 542 – Eligibility for unemployment benefits for second year HF 572 – [...]

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Dems: Education Committee Report – Week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

HF 472 – Teacher forgivable loan program modification HF 563 – Student athlete concussion protocols HF 564 – Flexibility in school funding HF 565 – Establishing a school district flexibility account HF 573 – Home [...]

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Dems: Commerce Committee Report – week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

SF 408 – Architect licensure SF 431 – Siting of small wireless facilities HF 215 – Insurance benefits for autism treatment HF 309 – IID insurance certificates HF 518 – Workers’ compensation HF 586 – [...]

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Dems: Appropriations Committee Report – week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

SSB 1181– Federal block grant SSB 1185 – Transportation budget   COMMITTEE ACTION SSB 1181 makes appropriations of federal block grants, other federal funds and non-state funds. The appropriations are for Federal Fiscal Years 2017-2018 [...]

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Dems: Natural Resources Committee Report – week 12, 2017

March 29, 2017

HF 511 – Administration of state forest nursery   COMMITTEE ACTION HF 511 would allow the director of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to establish minimum ordering quantities and pricing for plant material sold [...]

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