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Congress Passes Major Mental Health Reform Bill
12.07.16
Great news coming out of Washington DC today: Congress has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a measure that will lead to much-needed reform in mental... Read More...
Committee Leaders Announced (Updated)
12.05.16
House and Senate Republican leaders have announced their new committees chairs.  Of note: Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) will be the chair of the House... Read More...
New Legislative Leadership Teams Announced!
11.21.16
The new leadership teams for both House and Senate - Majority and Minority - were set over the last weeks.  Leaders are elected by their fellow... Read More...
Election Results: Republicans Control Iowa Legislature
11.11.16
Election results are in - the Iowa Legislature will be controlled by one party, the Republicans.  On Election night, Iowans made it clear that they... Read More...
Budget Challenges Ahead for Legislators
10.14.16
Iowa legislators will face big budget challenges when they come back into session on January 9, 2017.  Farm incomes are down.  Floods closed... Read More...


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Have you heard the saying "all politics is local"?  Those famous words from former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill are just as true today as they were in the 1980s when he said it.  It means that elected officials are most influenced by the advocacy of those back home in their districts, more so than special interests in Washington DC or by lobbyists at the State Capitol. 

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