Alerts
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...
BUDGETS RELEASED!
04.13.17
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...
Governor’s Revised Budget Released
03.29.17
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...
New Plan for Regional MH/DS Funding Released
03.29.17
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...
Insurers Must Cover Autism Services Under Bill Passed by Legislature
03.23.17
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...


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