Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald, 25 Feb 2017 01:51:54 EDTSat, 25 Feb 2017 01:51:54 EDT, Common Sense and Community Thursday the Iowa Legislature passed collective bargaining reforms for public sector employees. This legislation will update the existing Chapter 20 laws for Iowa public sector employees.Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTDemocrats view of Iowa's collective bargining bill MOINES - In response to the passing of Republican-sponsored, SF213 and HF291, bills that gut a Chapter 20 law that has worked well for forty years to the benefit of working men and women in Iowa, Iowa Democratic Party Chair, Derek Eadon issued...Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTDistrict 72 Update 6 was marked by considerable debate time with debate into the late evening Tuesday and Wednesday nights on House File 291, Collective Bargaining Refor.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTTime to mandate Emergency Medical Services in Iowa? the November, 2016, General Election, it's been said: the rural areas have spoken - the heartland has felt left out - the cities and big counties have dictated too much policy.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTCornfields, Common Sense and Community the Senate: We are already in week five and busy with committee work. We are coming up on our first funnel week. This means all bills need to be through committee in order to be considered for the rest of the legislative session.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT