Joe Bolkcom

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Name: Joe Bolkcom
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

State committee analyzes universities' cash coffers 12 hours ago

A state auditor's report shows the University of Iowa's cash coffers are significantly larger than Iowa's other two public universities, affirming what some lawmakers have argued during debates over higher-education funding.But with University of Iowa ... [Published Press-Citizen - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Last minute changes took millions more from University of Iowa

By Vanessa Miller, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesOct. 18 -- IOWA CITY -- About two weeks before publicly releasing details about how new enrollment- and performance-based funding metrics could affect Iowa's three ... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Now in CMS crosshairs, CCWS rallies supporters

County Work Services has dutifully served area for 48 yearsService providers like Cherokee County Work Services (CCWS) that run sheltered workshops or pre -vocational work centers for people with disabilities anxiously await the release of new rules that ... [Published Chronicle Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Editorial: Tuition freeze only a stopgap, if a welcome one

The rising cost of tuition has proven to be an enduring issue for college activists, but it has yet to make a major impact in elections. Politicians have paid lip service to the idea of student-debt reform, but when push comes to shove, little has ch ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vote Moore; keep District 39 Republican

Letter to the EditorLetter to the Editor lessTo all of my conservative friends in Senate District 39, I would like to encourage you to think very hard before you mark your ballot for this office.This is a seat Sandy Greiner is retiring from, and we need ... [Published Press-Citizen - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Conference brings together farmers, health care providers

Nearly every farm family can tell their own story of an illness, injury or near miss related to their farming operation.While individuals and families often suffer the consequences, the solutions to prevent and treat these illnesses and injuries require ... [Published Iowa Farmer Today - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Lawmaker Wants to Raise Minimum Wage After Challenge of Living It

State senator Joe Bolkom (WHO-HD)IOWA CITY, Iowa — The average full-time minimum wage worker has $77 a week to spend on food, transportation and recreation after paying for housing. Over the last month some Iowa lawmakers who are pushing to raise the ... [Published WHO-TV - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Raise the minimum wage for economic mobility

BY | SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 5:00 AMMinimum wage has been at the forefront of heated conversations about classism and wealth inequality for ages. In recent years, the public eye has been drawn to the fact that the top 1 percent of the wealthiest Americans ... [Published Daily Iowan - Sep 17 2014]

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"i'm not aware of a aware of a waiting list of iowa kids that are trying to get into any of these institutions" Bolkcom said

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State committee analyzes universities' cash cof... [Published Press-Citizen - Oct 22 2014]
Last minute changes took millions more from Uni... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 18 2014]
Now in CMS crosshairs, CCWS rallies supporters [Published Chronicle Times - Oct 17 2014]
Editorial: Tuition freeze only a stopgap, if a ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 15 2014]
Third tuition freeze not on the horizon [Published Daily Iowan - Oct 15 2014]
Vote Moore; keep District 39 Republican [Published Press-Citizen - Oct 10 2014]
Conference brings together farmers, health care... [Published Iowa Farmer Today - Oct 08 2014]
Lawmaker Wants to Raise Minimum Wage After Chal... [Published WHO-TV - Sep 24 2014]
Living on minimum wage a challenge, Iowa lawmak... [Published QC Times - Sep 24 2014]
Editorial: Raise the minimum wage for economic ... [Published Daily Iowan - Sep 17 2014]
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