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April 15

April 15, 2019 The day of the year. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

April 13, 2019 In the Legislature This was the twelfth week of the 2019 legislative session and budget bills have started moving in both chambers. The first budget bill passed off the floor of the Senate this week. more »»

District 72 Update

April 11, 2019 Newsletter for Thursday, April 4, 2019 Friday, April 5, was the second funnel date where Senate bills must get approval from at least one House committee. more »»

10 Strange and Wacky Taxes Throughout History

April 10, 2019 As the old Ben Franklin quote goes, Only two things are certain in life: death and taxes, and with Tax Day right around the corner, most of us are thinking about the latter. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

April 5, 2019 In the Legislature Week eleven finished in the Iowa Senate this week, leaving just over a month left until the scheduled end of the legislative session. more »»

Abolishing the Electoral College would be devastating to Iowa

April 5, 2019 When I hear politicians talk about abolishing the Electoral College, it immediately makes me think about the impact on the state of Iowa. It would be devastating. more »»

District 72 Update

April 3, 2019 Newsletter for Thursday, March 28, 2019 We continued with debate this week as the next funnel looms large in our minds as we press for our bills to come to the floor. more »»

Iowa Valley’s $32 million bond issue: Decision time is Tuesday

March 29, 2019 Campus security, needed infrastructure improvements and benefits to the educational opportunities provided by the Iowa Valley Community College District are some of the chief reasons supporters of... more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 27, 2019 Week nine in the Iowa Senate included some of the first major debate of this year. Just this week, we passed over 30 bills out of the Senate chamber. more »»

District 72 Update

March 22, 2019 Newsletter for Friday, March 15 We quickly shifted gears this week, spending much more time in caucus meetings reviewing bills and then debating them on the floor. more »»

District 72 Update

March 17, 2019 Newsletter for Friday, March 8, 2019 March 8 was the “Funnel” date, the date when our policy bills need to be passed by a committee to stay eligible for floor debat. more »»

Sunshine Week Q & A

March 15, 2019 Q: What is Sunshine Week? A: Sunshine Week celebrates open government and freedom of information. It coincides with the anniversary of James Madison’s birth on March 16. more »»

Sunshine your fundamental right

March 13, 2019 For government to be of, by and for the people it must be out in front of the people. The theme for Sunshine Week 2019 is simply, “It’s your right to kno. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 8, 2019 In the Legislature This was the seventh week of the 2019 legislative session, and a week busy with subcommittee meeting. more »»

District 72 Update

March 8, 2019 Newsletter for Thursday, February 28, 2019 We are quickly approaching “Funnel Week”, which is when all policy bills need to be voted out of committee for them to be considered for further acti. more »»

Perdue reiterates need to restore original intent of S.N.A.P.

March 6, 2019 Washington, D.C.- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue reiterated during a U.. more »»

The making of an Edventure

March 1, 2019 Edventure, Iowa Valley Continuing Education’s course schedule, contains course offerings that enhance career development and deepen personal enrichment. more »»

District 72 Update

March 1, 2019 Newsletter for Thursday, February 21, 2019 As work progresses in committees we have begun to debate a few bills on the floor of the House as well. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

February 28, 2019 This week marked the sixth week of the 2019 Legislative session. The majority of the work has still been in subcommittee and committee as funnel week moves closer. more »»

 
 
 

 

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