Historic Finish to 2013 Iowa Legislative Session

The 2013 Iowa Legislative Session ended with passage of significant property tax, education, and medical reform.  Below is a review from Kathie Obradovich of The Des Moines Register: http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/05/23/legislature-achieves-banner-year-for-tax-relief-education-health-care/article Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Legislative Leaders Continue to Seek End of 2013 Session

Talks have resumed again among legislative leaders and the Governor’s office with the goal of concluding the 2013 Session by the end of this week.  From Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa: http://www.radioiowa.com/2013/05/13/final-push-to-end-2013-session-may-come-this-week/ Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Optimism at Iowa Statehouse for End of 2013 Session

It appears that serious progress has been made at the Iowa State Capitol at finding compromise on the budget and other major issues.  Below is from James Lynch of The Cedar Rapids Gazette: http://thegazette.com/2013/05/06/iowa-legislative-leaders-say-they-are-closer-to-agreement-on-budget/ Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Nuclear Cost Recovery Upheld in Florida

As nuclear construction cost recovery has recently been debated in Iowa in the last few years, it has been reaffirmed in a recent Supreme Court decision in Florida.  From Gary Fineout and James Rosica of the Associated Press via Yahoo.com: http://news.yahoo.com/court-affirms-utilities-cost-recovery-173116979.html   Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook

Positive Outlook for End of 2013 Session

As we reach the end of the scheduled 2013 Session, Iowa Legislative leaders continue to be focused on the major issues that have defined debate in both Chambers.  From James Lynch of The Cedar Rapids Gazette: http://thegazette.com/2013/05/02/iowa-legislature-leaders-still-optimistic-about-adjourning-soon/ Share this:EmailPrintDiggFacebook