Tag Archives: quality of life

Putting Iowans First

Focus On Improving Lives for Everyday Iowans (From the Iowa Senate Democrats) DES MOINES – Democratic lawmakers outlined their new plan today called Putting Iowans First.  The plan was developed by lawmakers to keep the 2018 session focused on improving … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

John Pollak is retiring after almost three decades helping keep the machinery of state government working smoothly as a nonpartisan legal services research analyst, drafter, editor and committee services administrator. He is dedicated to the ideal that good research and … Continue reading

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Big Moves Coming?

Well I heard someone on the radio give the old Republican cliche about states that cut their business taxes and/or regulations. “Iowa is open for business!” These are similar moves to what Walker did in Wisconsin. Last I looked, Walker’s Wisconsin … Continue reading

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