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This wasn’t exactly the plan. more
Iowans who remember what it was like to live in a state that prized education no doubt heaved a sigh of relief when a vindictive and counterproductive bill to ban tenure at state universities failed to advance in the Legislature. more
Week 13 of the legislative session was mostly floor debate where we discussed issues impacting Iowans such as expansion of broadband access across Iowa, protecting the constitutional rights of Iowans, cutting property and individual income taxes, recruiting healthcare professionals to rural high-demand areas and giving parents more control over their children’s education. more
This week we passed House File 588, a bill that will create a Hoover Presidential Library Tax Credit program. Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. He was born in Iowa, and his presidential library is located in West Branch. more
At first, I thought it must be a typo:  A bill in the Iowa Senate moved out of subcommittee last week with the votes of far-right Republican Sen. Jim Carlin and Iowa City progressive Sen. Joe Bolkcom. more
I am a person who is positive about every aspect of life. I like writing. I always wanted to be a great writer. Six months ago I came to the United States from my home in the Philippines. I have experienced a lot of things during this pandemic, and we all know that this is the world that we have right now. more
This week the Iowa Department of Revenue officially extended the filing and payment deadline to June 1, 2021 for 2020 individual income tax returns and first quarter estimated income tax payments for individuals. The extension does not include business filers and other tax types for individuals. more
House Republicans have been aggressive in addressing child care access this session. more
This week was the twelfth week of the 89th General Assembly that ended with the second “funnel” deadline. This deadline requires that most bills, except those dealing with the state budget or taxes, must pass either the House or Senate and then make it through committee in the other chamber in order to continue to still be considered for this session. more
Gov. Kim Reynolds, like many Republicans, wants to change the subject from gun control and talk about mental health instead. So let’s talk about mental health. more
This week we passed HF 694, also known as the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Expansion. more
This week, the Iowa House of Representatives passed several bills, including: more
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