News Briefing

  • Iowa House debates 20-week abortion ban, delays vote:  REGISTER
  • Iowa House GOP backs three-day waiting period for abortions:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Senate OKs gun bill with stand-your-ground provision:  AP
  • Bill increasing lawmakers’ health insurance premiums goes to governor:  REGISTER
  • Iowa Lawmaker decries ‘fake news’ over low health premiums for legislators:  GAZETTE
  • ISEA challenges collective bargaining changes:  GAZETTE
  • Dense breast tissue issue addressed by legislation:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Politics Today: Iowa DOT officers could soon write you a traffic ticket:  GAZETTE
  • Longer straight trucks get final OK from Iowa Legislature:  REGISTER
  • Gov. Branstad gave few pardons during years in office:  SCJOURNAL
  • After Wellmark’s exit, which Iowa insurers will remain on the exchange?:  GAZETTE
  • Ernst helps to co-found motorcycle caucus in Senate:  QCTIMES
  • Leaky crown of Iowa’s Capitol being repaired:  RADIOIOWA
  • University of Iowa reports spike in sex offenses:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Supreme Court meets in Charles City:  WCFCOURIER
  • Six lanes to Ames? The DOT wants your input:  REGISTER
  • Waverly council clashes over taking home, farmland for airport expansion:  WCFCOURIER

House and Senate Release Joint Budget Target

(DES MOINES) – Today House and Senate leaders announced joint budget targets for Fiscal Year 2018.  The agreed upon budget plan spends $7.245 billion.

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