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Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

April 20, 2018 In the Legislature This week Governor Reynolds signed Senate File 2177. It is an important bill for consumers and Iowans who have been affected by security breache. more »»

 
 
 
District 72 Update

April 18, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, April 12, 2018 Week 14 saw a significant slow down on the floor of the House as we dealt with background work on budget and tax reform issues ahead of introducing those bills. more »»

District 72 Update

April 13, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, April 5, 2018 As week 13 comes to a close we are beginning behind the scenes work on the budget bills and a tax reform bill, and we debated a few bills on the floor. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

April 12, 2018 In the Legislature This week the governor signed several bills sent to her by the Legislature, including the bill providing affordable health insurance options for Iowans, SF 2349. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 28, 2018 The Senate has efficiently moved bills along this week. This year’s work seems to be flowing well in the Senate. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 23, 2018 This week Senate members started out with some disappointing news. more »»

District 72 Update

March 21, 2018 Week 10 of the session was the “Second Funnel”, where all policy bills in the House have to be passed on the floor and sent over to the Senate, and vice versa in the Senat. more »»

District 72 Update

March 16, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, March 8, 2018 Week 9 of the session continued with debating House bills on the floor. more »»

Balance and Fairness in New Tax Plans

March 15, 2018 Last week Republican lawmakers fast-tracked a tax bill that costs $1 billion annually and sent it over the House. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 14, 2018 We had another busy week in the Senate. As we move ever closer to the second funnel legislators are busy ensuring priority bills keep afloat in the legislative process. more »»

District 72 Update

March 10, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, March 1, 2018 Week 8 of the session continued with debating House bills on the floor, and we began moving Senate bills that had been sent over through the House committe. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 9, 2018 This week activity in the Senate was once again historic! The list of bills included bold tax relief, judicial reform, and the heartbeat bil. more »»

District 72 Update

March 5, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, Feb. 22 Week 7 of the session was marked by a shift from committee work to floor debate with dozens of bills passing on the floor this week. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

March 1, 2018 This week brings an end to the first funnel. The amount of bills run through committee in the last two weeks has been significant. more »»

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

February 26, 2018 This week brings an end to the first funnel. The amount of bills run through committee in the last two weeks has been significan. more »»

More School Closings on the Way?

February 23, 2018 My mother had taught in country schools and was dead set against me attending one. more »»

District 72 Update

February 21, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, February 15, Week 6 of the session was “Funnel Week”, where all policy bills must be passed by their respective committees in order to stay eligible for consideration this... more »»

Cornfileds, Common Sense and Community

February 11, 2018 This week the bulk of our work was again focused on moving bills through subcommittees on to the full standing committee. more »»

Inside the Iowa House

February 10, 2018 Over the last year, I’ve traveled to every corner of the state to listen and learn what’s important to Iowans. more »»

District 72 Update

February 8, 2018 Newsletter for Thursday, February 1, 2018 This week the House Republicans released our plan for a comprehensive school finance package. more »»

Cornfileds, Common Sense and Community

February 3, 2018 This week the House passed the water quality bill the Senate passed last year. We were proud to get this bill through the Senate, but we know this isn’t the final step – it is just the first. more »»

 
 

 

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