Supporting Families Facing Autism

Supporting Families Facing Autism

Parents who have children with autism face a host of unique challenges including costly treatment and therapy. For several years, the legislature has worked to extend insurance coverage for these services so caregivers can better access the quality care that their children need to succeed.

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Advancing a Responsible Budget

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Advancing a Responsible Budget

The 100th day of the legislative session is soon approaching and I’m hopeful that we can still complete our work on time.  With many policy discussions concluded, our attention will be focused on the budget as we begin to wrap up the 2017 session.

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News Briefing

  • ‘Monumental’ gun bill heads to Branstad for final approval:  REGISTER
  • Republican lawmaker vows to continue tax credit reform efforts:  QCTIMES
  • Tackling state tax credit system a tricky maneuver:  RADIOIOWA
  • Aetna to leave Iowa health insurance exchange:  GAZETTE
  • School choice advocates rally at Iowa Capitol, but budget woes delay expansion:  REGISTER
  • Ernst: Trump shows ‘leadership’ in Syria missile strike:  REGISTER
  • Q-C lawmakers react to Gorsuch vote:  QCTIMES
  • Capitol Digest: Bill synchronizes school, city elections:  WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa Legislature prepares new options for water funding:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Water quality plan barely survives first test in state senate:  RADIOIOWA
  • House advances revised proposal raising hunting, fishing license fees:  REGISTER
  • Changes in deer tagging law sent to Branstad by Iowa Senate:  REGISTER
  • Voter ID bill could spark fierce race for secretary of state:  REGISTER
  • Grassley backs probe of Russia election influence:  DAILYNONPAREIL
  • Iowa regents ask universities to get ‘on the same page’ in sex offense reporting:  GAZETTE
  • In new bargaining world, public employees seek added wage protections:  GAZETTE
  • Rains wiped out only drought area in the state:  RADIOIOWA
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