Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, March 9

HF 295 – Statewide Commerce and Local Government Preemption Bill Analysis


House Republican Caucus Newsletter – March 9, 2017

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Caucus Newsletter 3-9-17

In this edition:

  • House Republicans Tackle Tax Credits in Unprecedented Joint Appropriations – Ways & Means Meeting
  • February Revenue Figures Paint Ominous Picture
  • Worker’s Compensation: Back to Basics and HF 518
  • Bi-Partisan Second Amendment Bill Passes Iowa House

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News Briefing

  • All tax credits on table as House Republicans ‘get serious’ about changes:  REGISTER
  • Democrats dig in as lawmakers debate contentious voter ID bill:  REGISTER
  • Elections officials worry about money amid voter ID debate:  AP
  • Iowa governor-to-be: Income tax reform will happen:  SCJOURNAL
  • Reynolds says Iowa income taxes have to be simplified:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa inches closer to legal fireworks:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa Senate OKs new plans for student assessments:  REGISTER
  • Iowa government nixes ‘outdated’ unattended vehicle bill:  GAZETTE
  • Sexual abuse victims get new protections under Iowa Senate bill:  REGISTER
  • Iowa Politics Today: DNR monitoring potential problems from unusually warm February:  GAZETTE
  • Most Iowa lawmakers ignore call to reimburse health costs:  REGISTER
  • Hundreds more firefighters affected by Iowa testing scandal:  AP
  • UNI, Regents finalize bargaining agreement:  WCFCOURIER
  • Women’s Day marchers fight to keep Johnson County minimum wage up:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Weather Service identifies 10 tornadoes from Monday’s storm:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa governor issues disaster proclamations for 4 counties:  AP
  • Bird flu outbreaks in other states have Iowa producers attention:  RADIOIOWA
  • Casinos in Council Bluffs and Northwood fined for gambling violations:  RADIOIOWA