Posts Tagged ‘ Economic Growth ’

GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

June 26, 2017
GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list Agriculture House File 469 – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS – changed prior law that only allows one soil conservation and water quality district commissioner to live in the same…

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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Employers a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 12, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Employers a #BetterDeal in 2017

Iowa’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in several years and continues to remain lower than most states. But there’s more that we can do to ensure that Iowa businesses are equipped to succeed and Iowa’s economy continues to grow.  Barriers to innovation need to be broken down and more certainty and opportunity are…

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GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

March 3, 2017
GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

Attached is a list and short description of bills that survived the first funnel.  The list DOES NOT include bills which failed to achieve committee approval. 2017 First Funnel Survivors

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Dems: Economic Growth – week of Feb. 29, 2016

March 5, 2016

SF 2229 – Nuisance Fund/Community Building Remediation SF 2257 – Iowa Finance Authority bonds SF 2277 – Motor oil franchise agreement   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2229 creates a new fund under the administration of the Iowa Economic Development Authority called the Community Catalyst Building Remediation Fund. The fund will provide grants to cities for the…

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Dems: Economic Growth – week of Feb. 15, 2016

February 22, 2016

SF 2052 –Biofuels Tax Credits SF 2179/SSB 3095 – Apprenticeship Incentives in the High Quality Jobs Program SF 2212/SSB 3146 –Baseball and Softball Tournament Facility Sales Tax Rebate SSB 3136 –Changes to the Nuisance Property Remediation Fund   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 2052 extends the expiration date of four biofuel tax credits from January 1, 2018,…

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Dems: Economic Growth – week of Feb. 8, 2016

February 11, 2016

SSB 3050 – Changes to Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Programs   COMMITTEE ACTION: SSB 3050 makes minor changes to the Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Public Facilities. The requirement for life cycle cost analysis was established more than 30 years ago to ensure that public agencies optimize energy efficiency when constructing or renovating public buildings.…

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GOP: Bills Taking Effect July 1, 2015

June 30, 2015
GOP: Bills Taking Effect July 1, 2015

Several bills passed during the 2015 General Assembly will take effect tomorrow (July 1).  Attached is a list with several notable bills. 2015 Notable Bills Effective July 1

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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

June 17, 2015
GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2015 End of Session Wrap Up *Note:  All information is current as of June 10, 2015

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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

June 17, 2015
GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2015 End of Session Wrap Up *Note:  All information is current as of June 10, 2015

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, June 4

June 4, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, June 4

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 650 – RIIF Budget (Conference Committee) House File 659 – Administration and Regulation Budget (Conference Committee) Senate File 494 – Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget (Conference Committee) Senate File 499 – Economic Development Budget (Conference Committee) To see the full House Debate Calendar, click…

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