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The 2019 Legislative Session Begins!

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The Iowa Legislature is back in session!  Today is the first day of the 110-day state legislative session.  The 150 legislators that represent Iowans took their oaths of office, picked their seats, and adopted rules.  This week is full of "organizational meetings" and "welcome back receptions," and is capped off with the Governor's Inaugeration and Inaugeral Ball on Friday.

There are a number of inaugeral events that are open to the public - including the swearing in, reception at Terrace Hill, and an event at the Capitol on Friday morning and afternoon.  You can find out more details at: https://reynoldsgregg.com.