Democratic Caucus Accommodation Requests Due January 27
Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses are just a few weeks away and both political parties have been working hard to make sure these caucuses are the... Read More...
JOIN US! Monthly Advocacy Calls
This year, we will be hosting monthly call-ins to give advocates with disabilities a chance to ask questions about the issues being discussed at the... Read More...
Updated 2020 Caucus Materials Available!
Never been to a caucus? Don't know what to expect? Want to know more?  Our user-friendly guide and resources can help you get ready and be prepared... Read More...
New Senate Human Resources Committee Chair
Iowa Senate Republicans announced a new Chair of the Senate Human Resources Committee, which addresses issues like disability services, health care,... Read More...
Iowa DD Council 2019 Priorities
The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council, which sponsors infoNET, has released their 2019 State Legislative Priorities.  Top on their list is... Read More...

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January 3:         US Congress Begins Session in Washington D.C.
January 14:       Iowa Legislative Session Begins in Des Moines, Iowa
January 15:       Iowa Governor Presents Budget & Priorities
January 16:       President "State of the Union" with Budget & Priorities (tentative date)
February 15:     Deadline for Iowa legislators to request bills
March 5:           First "Funnel" Deadline (bills have to be out of their originating committees)
April 8:              Second "Funnel" Deadline (bills must be voted out of one chamber, then out of other chamber's committee)
April 10:            Advocating Change Day 2019
May 3:               Last Day of Iowa Legislative Session (last day legislators are paid - it can go longer, or shorter)