Caucus Staff Analysis – Monday, April 3

SF 32 – Hair Drug Testing

SF 479 – Dental Hygienist

HF 582 Electronic Search Warrants

SF 257 Bass Fishing Tournament Staff Analysis 4-3-2017

SF 472 Snowmobile Special Fund Uses 4-3-2017

HF 373 transfer of money


News Briefing

  • Iowa GOP scores more wins than Congressional counterparts:  MURPHY
  • Branstad to visit Washington for talks on ambassadorship:  REGISTER
  • Iowa lieutenant governor faces big choice:  QCTIMES
  • What’s alive, dead, passed, as Iowa Legislature enters home stretch:  REGISTER
  • Sanctuary cities ban among bills dead at Iowa Legislature:  AP
  • Senator seeking more robust recycling plan for Iowa:  RADIOIOWA
  • ‘We don’t want to give Planned Parenthood another victory,’ governor says:  RADIOIOWA
  • For Democrats, legislative session has been ‘nightmare scenario’:  AP
  • Iowa joins 15 other states, DC in opposing Trump administration’s travel ban:  AP
  • Medicaid program sees successes, and continued challenges:  GAZETTE
  • How Iowa’s midsize cities have been left behind:  REGISTER
  • Disabled or desperate? Rural Americans turn to disability as jobs dry up:  WASHPOST
  • Midwest economic survey index slips but still called healthy:  AP
  • Iowa water sensors show 2016 uptick in nitrates:  GAZETTE
  • Delays, lack of medical experts hurt starved teen, lawmakers say:  REGISTER
  • University of Iowa Alumni Association board ‘shocked’ by news of merger:  GAZETTE
  • University of Northern Iowa launches digital media program: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Election 2018!  Davenport alderman considering bid for governor:  QCTIME
  • Bill to fund conservation efforts will be topic of Cedar Rapids town halls:  GAZETTE
  • Corn is still king in Iowa, but soybeans are catching up:  REGISTER
  • Iowa student’s invention helps pigs avoid getting squished:  AP
  • May sentencing set for man convicted in woman’s heroin death:  AP
  • Alcohol ban still likely for Lake Macbride beach this summer:  GAZETTE
  • AEA 267, education staff re-start bargaining:  WCFCOURIER
  • Waterloo Schools’ staff present initial bargaining proposals:  WCFCOURIER
  • Northwest Iowa administrator picked as principal of year:  SCJOURNAL
  • Dakota Access fight provides blueprint for pipeline protests:  AP