Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Wednesday, May 11, 2019 Ernst Week in Review Highlighting Iowa’s Small Businesses This week was National Small Business Week! In Iowa, a staggering 99% of our businesses are small businesses. As a member of the Senate Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship Committee, Senator Ernst continued to fight for small businesses by reintroducing her bipartisan bill, the Prove It…

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Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week of June 10-16, 2019 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “There were 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork last week and farmers took advantage of…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Friday, April 26, 2019 With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Grassley Op-ed: A Bipartisan Effort to End Robocalls Chances are that within the last 24 hours, you’ve received a robocall. In fact, probably more than one. If it seems like you’re getting more and more robocalls to your home and cellphones, it’s because you are. Between…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Monday, April 22 , 2019 Week 14 News Budgets Last week was a very busy week for me. As there are seven budget chairs in the House and Senate, our job was to reach agreement between the House and Senate budget chairs on funding particular line items within our budgets. Compromises must be made. The…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Freedom Watch 5/2/19 A legislative update from Representative Steven Holt End of Session Report The 2019 session of the 88th General Assembly ended on Saturday, April 27th in the late afternoon. The session ended six days early, saving Iowa taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, and demonstrating once again why Iowa is consistently ranked as…

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The Segebart Report, Senate District 6

The Segebart Report Wednesday, May 15, 2019  During the last week of the legislative session, we continued our work towards adjournment for the year. We spent much of our time waiting for bills to come to us from the other chamber, waiting on amendments, and debating some of the last proposals we will discuss this…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

The Schultz Perspective 4/12/2019 We’ve moved through week 13 in the Iowa Legislature. After last week’s second funnel deadline, policy committees are done with their work and we are to final floor debates and budget talks. While we have no agreement yet with the House or the governor on what the budget will look like…

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