Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, April 11

HF 625 Dependent Care Box

SF 493 Lake Delhi

Transportation Budget Bill Analysis – FY 18-19

SF 411 -Licensing by DPH and IWDdocx

SF 451 – Interest Calculations on County Payments – 2017-04-10



News Briefing

  • Iowa House modifying ‘election integrity’ bill; sending it back to Senate:  GAZETTE
  • Branstad: Iowa election reform should include earlier close:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Bill against texting while driving goes to governor:  GAZETTE
  • Is Iowa’s ACA insurance market a sign of what’s to come nationally?:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Legislature approves changes to civil forfeiture laws:  REGISTER
  • Iowa Capitol Digest: Branstad signals support of fireworks:  QCTIMES
  • Push to dismantle Water Works likely dead in Legislature:  REGISTER
  • Branstad says ‘generally’ the gun bill that cleared legislature is ‘reasonable’:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Senate moves to further protect domestic abuse victims:  SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa bill to keep many 911 calls secret will not advance:  AP
  • Ernst praises process for Gorsuch appointment:  WCFCOURIER
  • Ernst finds Elkader crowd willing to talk – and listen:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa may absorb $3M cost of cutting Planned Parenthood funds:  AP
  • Bill sends an alert to pregnant women about CMV:  RADIOIOWA
  • Bill combining city, school elections creates uncertainty:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Iowa Senate OKs regulator despite questions on outside work:  AP
  • Bondurant tragedy unites lawmakers in Iowa Senate speeches:  REGISTER
  • Accreditor suggests improvements for University of Iowa business college:  GAZETTE
  • Vilsacks take adviser roles with Colorado State University:  GAZETTE