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NETWORK NEWS: Local Capitol Days & Legislative Guide Available!

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NETWORK NEWS: Local Capitol Day Grants

ID Action is accepting Local Capitol Day grant applications for the 2014 Legislative session. Local Capitol Day grants support advocacy groups that are interested in attending advocacy training and meeting with their legislators at the Capitol to advocate on behalf of disability related issues.

ID Action will have eight (8) Local Capitol Day grants available to help offset the costs of groups traveling to Des Moines. Grant recipients can receive up to $500 as a reimbursement for actual expenses, including transportation or accommodations for participation. Find more information about this grant opportunity at or call us at 866-­432-­2846.

MORE NETWORK NEWS: Updated Guide to Iowa Legislature

Our population Guide to the Iowa Legislature is being updated and reprinted, and will be mailed to our readers in mid-­January. We are waiting to update the information in it after the January 7 special election, including new committee assignments. If you know of others that wish to begin to receive infoNET and get a copy of this Guide, have them contact us at website and phone number above.