Dems: Failing to Protect Sick, Disabled Iowans is Not an Option

Here’s a very important issue House Republicans and Governor Branstad appear to be overlooking. The issue is oversight of the privatization of almost all of Iowa’s Medicaid system. Medicaid is one 6th of the state budget. It provides health care to a half million Iowans. 70% goes to help seniors and people living with disabilities.…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 2

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter – April 2

A new April 2015 newsletter is available for viewing.  Click the link below to view the PDF version: Caucus Newsletter 4-2-2015 In this edition: Why State Revenue Growth is 2.6% Not 6% Per Pupil Funding’s Steady Upward Climb Iowa’s High School Graduation Rate Increases Again House Human Resources Moves Additional Mental Health Bills Growlers, Howlers and…

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Dems: We Will Meet You Halfway

Democratic Legislators offer compromise to break gridlock on school funding; Republicans say “no” Video: http://youtu.be/h_oO7cWKyC0 DES MOINES — In an effort to break a lengthy logjam at the Capitol, Democratic members of the conference committee on Senate Files 171 and 172 today proposed a “compromise for Iowa schoolchildren.” Earlier this session, Senate Democrats voted for a…

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Dems: We Will Meet You Halfway

Democratic Legislators offer compromise to break gridlock on school funding; Republicans say “no” Video: http://youtu.be/h_oO7cWKyC0 DES MOINES — In an effort to break a lengthy logjam at the Capitol, Democratic members of the conference committee on Senate Files 171 and 172 today proposed a “compromise for Iowa schoolchildren.” Earlier this session, Senate Democrats voted for a…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, April 1

GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, April 1

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 488 – Iowa Reading Corps House File 588 – Accessible Parking Placard Expiration Dates House File 599 – SAVE Funds Effected by School Reorganization To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

GOP: Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend. March 29 – April 4

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Dems: House Approves Uber and other Transportation Network Companies

Dems: House Approves Uber and other Transportation Network Companies

Uber is the most well-known example of a transportation network company (TNC) which allows customers to find rides through a network application or a digital network. While it is important to have these new, innovative companies coming into Iowa’s communities, it’s just as important to have adequate regulations to ensure the safety of the drivers,…

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Dems: Get prepared for first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucuses

It happens every four years. Iowa voters meet in churches, schools, even living rooms, to be part of the first-in-the-nation stop for U.S. presidential hopefuls. This initial test in the presidential selection process will be the focus of a new massive open online course (MOOC) at Iowa State University, the Iowa Presidential Caucuses. The Iowa…

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Dems: Get prepared for first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucuses

It happens every four years. Iowa voters meet in churches, schools, even living rooms, to be part of the first-in-the-nation stop for U.S. presidential hopefuls. This initial test in the presidential selection process will be the focus of a new massive open online course (MOOC) at Iowa State University, the Iowa Presidential Caucuses. The Iowa…

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