Iowa Government Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Senate Confirms New Members of Board of Re...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    THE SENATE VOTED WEDNESDAY TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENTS OF MARY ANDRINGA, SHERRY BATES, PATRICIA COWNIE AND RACHAEL JOHNSON TO THE IOWA BOARD OF REGENTS. ANDRINGA, COWNIE AND JOHNSON WERE APPOINTED IN EARLY MARCH.

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  2. Republicans propose exempting 2-year UW campuses from budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WIGM-AM Medford

    A proposed $300 million state funding cut to the University of Wisconsin System budget would be too hard on the system's two year campuses, like Marshfield and Wausau.

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  3. Area legislators propose exempting 2-year UW campuses from budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The proposed 300 million dollar cut to the University of Wisconsin System budget would be too hard on the state's two year campuses, like Marshfield and Wausau. That's according to State Representative John Spiros, who says he is working with other lawmakers including Representative Dave Heaton of Wausau to try saving the two year campuses from the budget cuts.

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  4. SEP certifies budget at 0 percentRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    The Southeast Polk school board certified its budget at the last meeting. The school board certified its fiscal year budget last Thursday despite the fact the Iowa Legislature has not passed legislation on state supplemental aid.

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  5. Editorial: No theory involved, state has broken lawRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    You sail through a stop light because you're waiting for your garage to find out what kind of brakes you need.

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  6. Senate confirms four new RegentsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Messenger

    The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm the appointments of Mary Andringa, Sherry Bates, Patricia Cownie and Rachael Johnson to the Iowa Board of Regents. Andringa, Cownie and Johnson were appointed in early March.

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  7. Conway quashes rumor, says she still plans 2018 state Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    There's a rumor making the rounds that Tulare Republican Connie Conway has decided against a 2018 run for the 16th state Senate seat currently held by Bakersfield Republican Jean Fuller. Ralph Bailey, a radio host on Bakersfield station KERN has heard it.

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  8. Students Protest After School Officials Deny Teacher Job Because He's GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | People

    Students protested outside of their Iowa high school on Wednesday after officials decided not to hire a substitute teacher full-time, allegedly because they found out he is gay. Tyler McCubbin told KCCI that he was verbally offered a position last month but that school officials later revoked the offer after they saw on social media that he was in a same-sex relationship.

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  9. Senate confirms new members to Iowa Board of RegentsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm the appointments of Mary Andringa, Sherry Bates, Patricia Cownie and Rachael Johnson to the Iowa Board of Regents. Andringa, Cownie and Johnson were appointed in early March.

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  10. Iowa House Vote on Omnibus Gun Bill Expected WednesdayRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | AmmoLand

    Iowa Firearms Coalition volunteers working within the capitol tell us SF427 is expected to be called to a vote in the Iowa House of Representatives sometime Wednesday. Very briefly, SF427 and its amendment appear to be our best shot at getting the Omnibus Gun Bill to Governor Terry Branstad's desk and signed into law.

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  11. Democrats Down on Potential Iowa CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Roll Call

    Iowa state Sen. Matt McCoy is seriously considering a challenge to Republican Rep. David Young , a top target in 2016. But Democrats in both Washington, D.C., and Iowa are concerned about the Des Moines Democrat's congressional ambitions in the 3rd District, a must-win seat for Democrats looking to slice into the Republican majority this cycle.

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  12. Medical marijuana advocates march at Iowa CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KCRG

    Amber Balek-Lenius, of Mason City, marches at the Iowa Capitol on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Des Moines with her daughter, Eden, 6. Daughter Norah, 2, is in the stroller. Balek-Lenius was among a crowd marching in support of expanding Iowa's medical cannabis law.

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  13. Boustany for Vitter, Team Jindal Iowa Opportunities; TOPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Every day I go to work for Louisiana I am reminded just how great our state is. Our values, culture, work ethic and determination are second to none.

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  14. Democrats offer education funding deal; GOP rejects offerRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Democrats on Wednesday proposed that schools get about $150 million in new funding for the upcoming school year. That number - which includes dollars dedicated to teacher leadership training - is a middle point between the original proposals from House Republicans and Senate Democrats.

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  15. House panel OKs bill to keep mental health facilities openRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Washington Times

    An effort to keep two state mental health facilities open longer remains alive in the Iowa Legislature, though lawmakers acknowledge it may not prevent some employees from losing their jobs. A House Appropriations subcommittee approved a bill Wednesday that would require facilities in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant to remain open until a commission approves a transition plan for the closings.

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  16. Iowa's "Sledding" Bill Signed into LawRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Newswise

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Supporters of a bill known both as "Community Use" and "The Sledding" Bill gathered today in Gov. Terry Branstad's office to witness the signing of the bill into law. House File 570, which clarified liability protection for both communities and schools choosing to provide facilities where activities such exercise and sledding take place, passed through both chambers of the Iowa Legislature in late March.

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  17. Anti Bullying Bill Passes Senate, Headed for HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WHO-TV

    A new anti-bullying bill is making it's way through the Iowa Legislature. But critics say it doesn't go far enough.

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  18. Dubuque Man Gets 10 Years After Kidnapping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    DEGREE KIDNAPPING BEFORE HIS CONVICTION AND SUBSEQUENT LIFE TERM WERE OVERTURNED HAS NOW BEEN SENTENCED TO UP TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON ON A SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE. THIRTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD SCOTT R. ROBINSON WAS SENTENCED TUESDAY IN DUBUQUE DISTRICT COURT ON ONE COUNT OF THIRD-DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT.

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  19. Iowa Senate opts for limited change to statea s gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KIMT

    Legislation that would have made sweeping changes to Iowa's gun laws appears to be dead this session, after the Senate argued back and forth Tuesday over a separate, more limited gun bill and lawmakers used procedural moves that took away any chance for it to be more comprehensive. The Senate voted 46-4 for a bill that would allow the use of suppressors to silence weapons.

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  20. Teepell, Parker leave Jindal for new opportunities, but Register says it's the prez campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a number of new staff appointments in the Governor's Office after Taylor Teepell and Matt Parker resigned. According to the Jindal press release, both have resigned to pursue new opportunities.

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