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Lawmakers Call for Special Session on School Funding

From Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquard On July 2nd, Governor Branstad vetoed $56 million in urgently needed school funding. The money was approved by lawmakers in a compromise during the 2015 legislative session. In an effort to restore school funding, I and … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report: School Funding And Mental Health Vetos

We haven’t had a Courtney Report for a while. This one is particularly timely since it concerns the Governor’s ill advised line item veto of of part of the school funding. This is an excerpt of the Courtney Report. To … Continue reading

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