Posts With Keyword ‘Larry Marek’

Washington County Democrats To Host Pork Dinner, Candidate Forum

Posted: Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Democrats has scheduled a candidate forum and pork dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds this Sunday.

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Marek Talks Egg Recall, Iowa Economy and Wind Farms During Washington Forums

Posted: Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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State Representative Larry Marek held two forums in Washington Tuesday.

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State Representative Larry Marek Holding Washington Public Forums Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Iowa State Representative Larry Marek will hold two public forums in Washington today.

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Iowa Has $300 Million Fiscal Surplus

Posted: Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Washington County State Senator Larry Marek says Iowa has finished the fiscal year with over $300 million dollars in surplus, a sign he says proves his and other lawmakers efforts to “grow [the] economy and balance the budget without raising taxes” are having a positive impact.

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New Laws In Effect This Morning

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:59 am

This morning new laws went into effect in Iowa and Washington County.

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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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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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Final Legislative Briefing

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:49 am

The third and final legislative briefing was this weekend at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Final Legislative Briefing Today

Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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State Representative Larry Marek and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz are in Washington this morning for the third and final legislative briefing

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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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Wind Farm Enters Design Phase

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Riverside State Rep. Larry Marek (Left) meets with Tim Wichman of Tradewind Energy.

The clock is ticking for Washington County landowners who want to lease some of their ground for what’s being called the largest wind energy project in Iowa.

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Marek Makes His Reelection Case

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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A state lawmaker from Riverside is offering a few reasons why voters should send him back to the statehouse this fall.

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Marek: Legislature Will Likely Dip into “Rainy Day Funds”

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 6:00 am

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State Rep. Larry Marek, and State Sen. Becky Schmitz at this weekend’s legislative briefing.

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A southeast Iowa state lawmaker says the legislature will likely need to dip into reserve funds to balance the upcoming fiscal year’s budget.

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Amendment May Prevent Empowerment Shift

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:58 am

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It appears that Empowerment programs in Iowa will not be moved from the state department of management to the department of education.

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Reserve Funds Needed to Balance State Budget

Posted: Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 5:58 am

It appears as if state government in Iowa will have to dip into reserve funds to balance next year’s budget.

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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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Marek, Schmitz to Visit Washington During 2nd of 3 Legislative Briefings

Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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Riverside State Representative Larry Marek, and Fairfield State Senator Becky Schmitz will be in Washington this weekend.

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Marek: Prevailing Wage Measure Likely Won’t Pass House

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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The issue of prevailing wages has again surfaced in the Iowa Legislature.

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Marek: Texting Ban Will Likely Pass

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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It will likely be illegal to send a text message while driving in Iowa after this year’s legislative session.

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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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