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Governor Kim Reynolds Sworn In, Picks Lt. Governor
05.25.17
It's official. Governor Kim Reynolds is Iowa's first female Governor.  Terry Branstad resigned from office after being confirmed by the US Senate as... Read More...
Governor Confirmed as US Ambassador
05.22.17
Governor Terry Branstad was confirmed as US Ambassador to China by the US Senate today (May 22).  The Governor will resign from office on Wedensday,... Read More...
Political Community Rocked by Deaths
05.21.17
It has been a tough couple of days for Iowa's political community.  First, news broke that the six-year-old granddaughter of former Gov. Tom Vilsack... Read More...
Session Ends!
04.22.17
The Iowa Legislature has officially ended it's 2017 session - finishing its work for the year at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 22.  Legislators worked... Read More...
Regional MH/DS Bills Out of Committee
04.14.17
The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have passed their bills to address the funding crisis in the state's regional mental health and... Read More...


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It's official. Governor Kim Reynolds is Iowa's first female Governor.  Terry Branstad resigned from office after being confirmed by the US Senate as... Read more
Governor Terry Branstad was confirmed as US Ambassador to China by the US Senate today (May 22).  The Governor will resign from office on Wedensday,... Read more
It has been a tough couple of days for Iowa's political community.  First, news broke that the six-year-old granddaughter of former Gov. Tom Vilsack... Read more
The Iowa Legislature has officially ended it's 2017 session - finishing its work for the year at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 22.  Legislators worked... Read more
The House and Senate Appropriations Committees have passed their bills to address the funding crisis in the state's regional mental health and... Read more
Legislators worked late tonight (April 13) to get things ready to end session next week.  Much of the work was on budgets, which started coming out on... Read more
The Governor has released his new budget which makes the required cuts for this year, and next year.  This is the second round of cuts that need to be... Read more
A new plan to fund regional mental health and disability services has surfaced in the Iowa Senate.  The bill (SSB 1187) was introduced yesterday, and... Read more
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) would be covered by insurance under a bill (HF 215) sent to the Governor on Thursday, March 23. ABA has become a... Read more
You can now download and print the 2017-2018 Guide to the Iowa Legislature.  This is currently in draft form; a final version will be available within... Read more
Monica Kurth won the Davenport special election on January 31, becoming the newest member of the Iowa House of Representatives.  Rep. Kurth is a... Read more
We know that many of you are interested in ABLE Accounts - we get lots of emails and calls asking when Iowa's ABLE program will be available, what... Read more
Iowa Senate Democrats held on to the Davenport Senate Seat last night (December 27), after voters elected Democrat Jim Lykam in a special election to... Read more
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
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
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 are in - the Iowa Legislature will be controlled by one party, the Republicans.  On Election night, Iowans made it clear that they... Read more
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