Tag Archives: Iowa legislative session 2014

Forums And Issues

If I recall correctly, the Iowa legislature tries to adjourn by the end of April. With the lock Republicans have on government, it is doubtful they will run into any snags. They can pass anything and Reynolds will sign it … Continue reading

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Iowa's New Laws Effective July 1

Rep. Sally Stutsman of Riverside forwarded a link to the Iowa House Democrats’ Statehouse News which covers the new laws that take effect July 1. Among them are several new initiatives aimed at boosting Iowa’s skilled workforce, including $66 million … Continue reading

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Gronstal Asks Senate For Subpoena Power

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Sine Die? Not So Fast!

DES MOINES— Governor Branstad’s office released an end of session message for the 85th Iowa General Assembly at 8:41 a.m. yesterday, saying, “despite the partisan tone of the session, we are pleased there was agreement on the majority of our … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Hide Extremism

Labor Day is the official kickoff of the fall election campaign, but there seems to be a lot of campaign stuff going on now. The biggest news was the video of Rep. Bruce Braley commenting about the kind of chair … Continue reading

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Branstad Cheerleads For Chris Christie On Iowa Taxpayers’ Dime

Birds of a feather is about all you can say about this.  Here’s what happened:  The people in New Jersey who were supposed to be in charge, the Christie administration, shut down a public roadway for political payback, with complete … Continue reading

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