Wednesday October 07, 2015
04/21/2015 - 12:08pm
Upmeyer on education funding: “Pass what we can afford”
A great deal of floor action was completed this week that creates opportunities and solutions for Iowans, ranging from simplifying tax issues to improving our mental health system. We also passed the first budget bill of the session to the Senate....
04/14/2015 - 12:58pm
“Untrue” claims skew new gun legislation
Another productive week in the Iowa House is under our belts. We continue to work hard on behalf of Iowans as we move various pieces of policy forward that will make Iowa a better place to live and work.
Through the passage of amendment H-1177 to SF 427, for the...
04/07/2015 - 3:05pm
Disappointment looms after Medicaid bill fails
The warmer temperatures, sporadic rain showers and green grass beginning to peek through Iowa’s rich soil are all refreshing reminders that spring certainly has sprung in Iowa.
This week wrapped up the second legislative...
03/31/2015 - 1:26pm
Education issues still unresolved as second funnel week approaches
In preparation for next week’s second legislative funnel week, we passed many bills to the Senate that make our state stronger and an even greater place to raise a family. In order for these priorities to remain eligible for consideration this year, they must pass out...
03/24/2015 - 10:58am
New bill hopes to increase spending flexibility for local schools
We had a good week of debate in the House this week. We continue to focus on finding solutions for Iowans’ problems and doing what is best for our great state.
The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met this week...