Iowa Senate

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Iowa Senate passes bill banning speed drones

DES MOINES | The Iowa Senate passed legislation Wednesday designed to create parameters in Iowa for the use of drones, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles.Senators, by a 48-1 verdict with Sen. Steve Sodders, D-State Center, casting the lone dissenting ... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Pari-mutuel understanding

DES MOINES -- Greyhound racing in Dubuque could continue under new direction for at least five years under terms of new legislation introduced in the Iowa Senate.The bill introduced Wednesday is the result of months of negotiations by representatives ... [Published TH Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Raceway rebate passed in Senate

Des Moines — The Iowa Senate has passed the Knoxville Raceway rebate bill, 39-10.Look for more on this soon. ... [Published Journal Express - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

GOP criticizes 'glaring omission' in Iowa Senate’s accountability bill

DES MOINES — Senators clashed Wednesday over a government accountability bill that Republicans say doesn’t go far enough in publicly divulging reasons that state employees are terminated, an omission majority Democrats contend would protect the state ... [Published QC Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Limited Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 @ 5pmA RENEWED PUSH FOR THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA HAS ADVANCED IN THE IOWA SENATE. A SUBCOMMITTEE HAS PASSED A MEASURE THAT WOULD ALLOW PEOPLE TO USE AN OIL DERIVED FROM MARIJUANA TO TREAT CHRONIC EPILEPSY. THE FORM ... [Published WMT Radio - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Limited medical marijuana bill advances in Iowa Senate

Senators discuss limited medical marijuana bill.A senate subcommittee has approved a bill that would let the parents of children with a severe form of epilepsy go out of state to get an oil-based form of medical marijuana for their children. The bill ... [Published Radio Iowa - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Sexual Harassment Alleged at State Vet's Home

Updated: Wednesday, April 23 2014, 03:13 PM CDTMARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (CBS 2/Fox 28) -- The Iowa Senate Government Oversight Committee is investigating allegations of sexual harassment and threats from the former head of the State Veteran's Home in Marsh ... [Published Kgan - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

New whistleblower protections for state workers under discussion in Iowa Senate

Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers, putting Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s recent ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Committee advances Raceway Rebate

Des Moines —The Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee advanced HF2464, a bill intended to rebate up to $2 million in sales tax back to the Knoxville Raceway, this afternoon.Rep. Greg Heartsill, who introduced the original bill in the House, reported that ... [Published Journal Express - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Proposal Unveiled to Address State Gov...

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 @ 12pmOne of the leaders of the legislative probe into the controversies that have enveloped Governor Terry Branstad's administration has filed a bill to put into place preventative measures.Iowa Senate Government Oversight ... [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

House Rejects Funding for New Junvenile Home

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 @ 11amThe Iowa House Thursday morning rejected a part of a bill approved Late Monday by the Iowa Senate that would have provided funding to open a new juvenile home for troubled teeage girls.The House, on a voice vote. ... [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Branstad says there’s a ‘double standard’ over email from executive branch legislature

Republican Governor Terry Branstad says it is ';hypocritical'; for three Democrats in the Iowa Senate to resist releasing their own email about their investigation of his administration. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]

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"You've got to realize how deeply superficial I am," Steyer said. "I spent my life up to 22 playing a lot of sports so I really care about wins. I don't think there's any way you look at elections and don't look at it in terms of wins and losses. We really like W's."
...Senator Matt McCoy said that, while the bill isn't perfect, it is an important step. "We are sending a message that we will no longer stigmatize one particular group in our state" he told the Des Moines Register
"I think the 16th Amendment ought to be repealed," Clovis said in a Des Moines debate last week. "If we repeal the 16th Amendment we get rid of the IRS."
"I assure you, Sen. Hatch, we will utilize the resources available to provide pertinent information regarding these confidential settlements" Moisman wrote in a Thursday letter to Hatch...

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Iowa Senate passes bill banning speed drones [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - 1 hour ago]
Pari-mutuel understanding [Published TH Online - 4 hours ago]
Senate sends governor a bill containing tax bre... [Published Radio Iowa - 9 hours ago]
Raceway rebate passed in Senate [Published Journal Express - 10 hours ago]
Deal would end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs [Published Radio Iowa - 11 hours ago]
Hotel gains ground. Dorm rates rising. Who is B... [Published Des Moines Cityview - 12 hours ago]
Agreement reached to end dog racing at Bluffs R... [Published Omaha World-Herald - 12 hours ago]
Limited Medical Marijuana Bill Advances [Published WMT Radio - 12 hours ago]
Bill introduced in Iowa Senate could keep dog r... [Published TH Online - 13 hours ago]
Limited medical marijuana bill advances in Iowa... [Published Radio Iowa - 14 hours ago]
GOP criticizes 'glaring omission' in Iowa Senat... [Published QC Times - 14 hours ago]
Sexual Harassment Alleged at State Vet's Home [Published Kgan - 15 hours ago]
Tom Steyer suggests $100 million might not be e... [Published Washington Post - 21 hours ago]
How Sensationalist Media Coverage Hurts The Fig... [Published Media Matters for America - 22 hours ago]
New whistleblower protections for state workers... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
Panel clears tax rebate for Knoxville Raceway e... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
New whistleblower protections for state workers... [Published Radio Iowa - Apr 23 2014]
Steyer: I'm not the Koch brothers [Published Politico - Apr 23 2014]
Senate Committee advances Raceway Rebate [Published Journal Express - Apr 22 2014]
Several GOP Senate Candidates Propose Eliminati... [Published National Journal - Apr 22 2014]
New Proposal Unveiled to Address State Gov... [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - Apr 22 2014]
House Rejects Funding for New Junvenile Home [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - Apr 22 2014]
Inside Politics Speed Read: Is Obama turning th... [Published CNN - Apr 22 2014]
Inside Politics Speed Read: Is Obama turning th... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 22 2014]
Branstad says there’s a ‘double standard’ over ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Senate includes Toledo home money in HHS budget... [Published QC Times - Apr 22 2014]
Senate includes Toledo home money in HHS budget... [Published Globe-Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
Hatch leads charge to re-establish state juveni... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Apr 22 2014]
Hatch expects Senate will grant committee subpo... [Published QC Times - Apr 22 2014]
Branstad says there’s a ‘double standard’ over ... [Published Radio Iowa - Apr 21 2014]
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Inside Politics Speed Read: Is Obama turning th... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 22 2014]
Obama’s poll numbers inch up: President Barack Obama leaves Tuesday for a weeklong trip to Asia. After a quick stop in Washington state to view the aftermath of the Oso landslide, he’ll continue on to Japan, the Philippines, South Korea and Malaysia. ...
LTC Ernst emerges as front runner in Iowa Senat... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Apr 17 2014]
Country Singer sends us a link to the Free Beacon which claims that Iraq War veteran and current battalion commander of the Iowa National Guard’s 185th CSSB, Lieutenant Colonel Joni Ernst has emerged as the front runner for the seat of phony Vietnam veteran ...
Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman  who had been leading before ...
Only one small problem with this GOP Senate hop... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 14 2014]
Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst bragged about castrating hogs in a campaign adRepublican Joni Ernst, an Iowa state senator seeking her party's nomination to go up against Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley in this fall's U.S. Senate race in the Hawkeye State, ...
Iraq War Veteran Emerges as Republican Frontrun... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 11 2014]
Iraq War veteran Joni Ernst emerged as the Republican frontrunner this week in the race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa). Ernst, who served as a company commander in Iraq from 2003 to 2004 and is a mother of three, gained a slight ...
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