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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...
Rep. Greg Foristall Dies; Special Election Set
05.16.17
After a long battle with cancer, Rep. Greg Foristall of Macedonia has died.  Rep. Foristall, a Republican, was the Vice-Chair of the House Education... 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...


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(April 21, 2017) There were four votes on medical cannabis this year - but the final vote on the bill was on the last night of the legislative... Read more
(March 18 & 20, 2017) Iowa's 14 mental health and disability services (MH/DS) regions have been stuck with a funding system that was based on... Read more
(March 27, 2017) Iowans would have to show their ID to vote under this proposed legislation. The bill (HF 516) as amended by the Senate also... Read more
(March 15, 2017) House File 215 requires insurance plans to cover applied behavior analysis for children diagnosed with autism.  The bill only applies... Read more
(March 9, 2017) Iowans would have to show their ID to vote under this proposed legislation. The bill (HF 516) also makes changes to absentee ballot... Read more