In Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature, environmental groups look for niche issues that could get bipartisan support. These include soil health, digesters and state parks funding.
Articles Tagged: Iowa Legislature
By Erin Murphy - Gazette Des Moines Bureau
State Government Jan. 3, 2022 6:00 am
Iowa Senate leader said his preference is to limit the discussion to just COVID-19 vaccine requirements, but acknowledged other lawmakers may want to broaden that discussion to other vaccines.
Senate Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are formulating a “moon shot” tax-cut plan that would eventually eliminate the state’s personal income tax. But skeptics hungry for mission details worry the trick in engineering such an endeavor would be pulling off a successful landing that doesn’t crash and burn.
Ten years after the Human Rights Campaign first rated cities nationwide on how inclusive they are to LGBTQ people, cities in Iowa have made big improvements. But with a state Legislature that introduces anti-LGBTQ bills each session, does it matter?