Posts With Keyword ‘Becky Schmitz’

Wayland Truck Driver to Seek State Senate Seat

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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An over-the-road truck driver from Wayland plans to challenge Becky Schmitz for Iowa’s 45th District Senate seat.

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Schmitz Optimist Reorganization Will Save Millions

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 5:52 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz (D-Fairfield)

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Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz says an early retirement plan is expected to save Iowa $200 million  over the next five years.

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Schmitz Supporting Beefed up “Sunshine” Measure

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz is throwing her support behind a measure

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Several Key Education Measures Emerge

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:56 am

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As a key member of the Iowa Senate’s Education Committee, Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz has been involved in several significant pieces of legislation introduced this session.

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Marek and Schmitz Deliver First Legislative Briefing

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Around thirty people came to the Washington County Courthouse Saturday for the Chamber of Commerce’s first legislative briefing of the year.

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Schmitz Supports Cash Reserve First Measure

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:36 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz says she’s supporting a measure that would require school districts to use cash reserves before raising property taxes.

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Schmitz, Marek In Town for Legislative Breifing

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:35 am

Two state lawmakers that represent southeast Iowa are in Washington this morning.

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Schmitz Wants to Hear from Constituents During Session

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz is encouraging her constituents to keep in touch with her while she’s at the legislative session.

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Legislative Session Begins With Budget Gap Looming

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 legislative session starts today.

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Schmitz Says Legislature Will Keep Hands Out of SILO Cookie Jar

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 5:58 am

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will not dip in to the school infrastructure local option tax.

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Iowa House Leader Optimistic Over State’s Financial Future

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 5:48 am

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The majority leader in the Iowa House is optimistic about the state’s financial future.

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Schmitz to Visit Washington Saturday

Posted: Friday, December 11th, 2009 at 6:47 am

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Southeast Iowa State Senator Becky Schmitz is visiting Washington this weekend.

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Schmitz Seeks Volunteers for State Commissions

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 5:55 am

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The Iowa Legislature is looking for various people to serve on the state’s boards and commissions.

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Schmitz: Rural Iowans Pay the Most for Healthcare

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 6:50 am

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According to a new report by the Iowa Policy Project, up to 37 percent of families in rural Iowa buy their own health insurance

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Schmitz: Clean Energy Jobs Key to Economic Recovery

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:09 am

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A Fairfield state lawmaker says clean energy jobs are one way Iowa will recover from the economic recession.

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Schmitz on RIO Planning Proposal

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:49 am

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The Rebuild Iowa Office is proposing statewide, integrated planning system.

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Iowa Ranks High in Pew Report

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz is touting Iowa’s high fiscal rating according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Schmitz Touts New Public Safety Laws

Posted: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 at 5:59 am

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A southeast Iowa state legislator says laws they passed this spring are starting to improve public safety.

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Schmitz: State Budget Situation Close to Resolution

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says tough economic times and difficult budget decisions will create a more fiscally responsible Iowa.

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Challenging Legislative Session Expected Next Year

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says Iowa’s economic future is relatively positive compared to many other states.

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