Iowa Senate

Dems: Senate Democratic Budget Leader on GOP budget gridlock & mismanagement

April 17, 2018

The gridlock between Senate Republicans, House Republicans and Governor Reynolds is making their budget mess even worse. The budget targets released today by Senate Republicans are more proof that the budget crisis is hurting Iowans.

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Dems: Ways & Means Committee Report — Week 15, 2018

April 17, 2018

SF 2396 – Pilot project for park user fees at Lake Manawa.    FLOOR ACTION: SF 2396 would establish a pilot program for park user fees at Lake Manawa State Park in Council Bluffs. The [...]

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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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