House Republican Caucus Newsletter – February 16, 2017

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Caucus Newsletter 2-16-17

In this Edition:

  • Revenue Estimating- How Other States Do it and How This Critical Process Can Be Improved
  • Governor’s Computer Science Bill Under Consideration
  • Iowa’s Community Colleges Boost Iowa’s Economy
  • Alcoholic Beverage Division Completes Comprehensive Review

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News Briefing

  • Editorial: Amended collective bargaining bill a win for taxpayers:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa Senate debates collective bargaining through the night:  GAZETTE
  • GOP chairman says Democrats are twisting his words on collective bargaining:  GAZETTE
  • Critics say two sections of labor bill a ‘death knell’ for unions:  RADIOIOWA
  • Legislators move to fix issue with Iowa metro bus systems’ money:  RADIOIOWA
  • Central Iowa schools, unions rush to sign contracts before collective bargaining changes:  REGISTER
  • Corridor area unions rush to reach contract deals as collective bargaining changes afoot:  GAZETTE
  • Medical marijuana support keeps climbing, Iowa Poll shows:  REGISTER
  • Students advocate for hands-free driving bill:  WCFCOURIER
  • Drunk driving bill would mandate twice daily breath tests:  REGISTER
  • Capitol Digest: Iowa House subcommittee backs permanent time change:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Iowa advocates seek end-of-life options:  QCTIMES
  • Grassley: Intelligence leaks just as ‘scary’ as Russian influence:  REGISTER
  • Judge rules IUB made proper decision in using eminent domain for Bakken pipeline:  RADIOIOWA
  • University of Iowa to debut improved Carver, Kinnick cell service:  GAZETTE