Iowa lawmakers this year enacted new mandates that cut into local control, limiting the power of school boards, elections officials, county supervisors and city councils and mayors.
Articles Tagged: Iowa Legislature
State Government May. 20, 2021 6:13 pm
A new order was passed in the final hours of the 2021 legislative session and signed into law by Gov. Kim Reynolds just after midnight Thursday morning, mere hours before the next school day was to start
Not only have Iowa lawmakers rejected a Board of Regents request to restore the $8 million they cut last summer in response to COVID-19, the Republican-led Senate this week approved a $1 billion education budget that excludes any funding increase at all for Iowa’s public universities.
Mike Marshall, executive director of the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board, said Monday that he has requested more information from Heritage Action after a leaked video showed the group’s director claiming the organization helped Iowa lawmakers draft legislation that constrained early voting.