Public Hearing on House File 2380, House Education Bill- Monday, March 5th

Introductions will begin at 6:30pm with the hearing to immediately follow. The hearing will last for two hours after introductions have been completed. Those wishing to speak at the hearing should contact the Legislative Information Office at (515) 281-5129 or lioinfo@legis.state.ia.us to sign up or submit written testimony.

The hearing will be live-streamed on the House’s new system which can be found on the Iowa General Assembly’s website or directly by clicking here.

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Poll: 75% of Americans Think Wealthy Should Pay 30% or Less In Taxes

Currently, upper income Americans pay a 35%, and President Obama and several Democrats in Congress want to raise that rate to nearly 40% next year.

According to the poll results, only 4% said the rate should be 40%

Read more of the Fox News article and poll results here

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Iowa Soldiers to White House on Wednesday, February 29th

Two Iowa soldiers are among 78 military service members invited to attend a White House dinner hosted by The President to express gratitude to men and women who have served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Lt. Col. Beth Behn, who graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1990 and later the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Staff Sgt. Jesse Lee Wandling, a 2000 graduate of Decorah High School, who serves with the Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and received the Distinguished Flying Cross last year.

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