Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa Legislature’

Mid-Prairie Certifies Budget

Posted: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District has certified their budget for next school year, despite the uncertainty surrounding the amount of state funding they’ll receive.

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Marek Comments on Legislative Session

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:43 am

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This year’s shortened legislative session has come to an end, and Iowa lawmakers were able to balance the budget without raising taxes.

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State Lawmakers Hope to Finish Session Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:52 am

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Iowa lawmakers are heading into the home stretch of this year’s legislative session.

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Heavier Truckload Measure Moves to Senate

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:53 am

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The Iowa House has sent a measure to the Senate that would allow triple axle trucks to carry heavier loads on state highways.

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Schmitz, Marek Confident Legislature will Adjourn on Time

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Two southeast Iowa state lawmakers say they’re confident the legislature will be able to end this year’s session on time.

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Washington Mayor Watching Several Pieces of Legislation

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The Mayor of Washington has her eye on several bills in the legislature this session.

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Special Edition Magazine to Feature Marek, Schmitz

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and State Senator Becky Schmitz are in town this morning for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s second legislative briefing of the year.

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Manure Debate Centers on DNR Interpretation

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would further clarify regulations imposed last year on applying manure to frozen farm ground.

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Empowerment Shift Seems Likely

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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WCPH Admin. Edie Nebel Tells supervisors about a recent trip to Des Moines where she sat in on a hearing on the Empowerment proposal

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A program focused on all things early-childhood will likely be shifted from the Iowa Department of Management to the Department of Education.

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Marek: Much Work Remains Before Govt. Reorganization

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Riverside State Representative Larry Marek says much work remains before the legislature passes a government reorganization effort.

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State Reorganization Could Significantly Impact Washington Co.

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A bill that aims to save money by reorganizing state government could have a significant impact in Washington County.

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State Reorganization Debate Begins This Week

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2010 at 6:19 am

A Southeast Iowa State Lawmaker says it will be difficult to get this year’s budget to balance out,

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Washington, Fairfield Chambers Planning Trip to Capital

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The Washington and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce are planning trip to Des Moines next month.

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Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 7:29 am

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One of Iowa’s legislative leaders says it’s easy for voters to confuse federal and state lawmakers

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State Panel Releases Reorganization Reccomendations

Posted: Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:28 am

A panel of lawmakers charged with overhauling state government is

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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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Panel Expected to Release State Revenue Estimates this Month

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:58 am

A state panel is expected to release new revenue estimates

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Lawmaker Touts Homeowner Assistance Program

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:11 am

A local state lawmaker says things are getting better for homeowners in Iowa.

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