Highlights in this edition:

  • Budget Work Picks Up Pace as House, Senate Appropriations Bills Unveiled
    • This important step allows Iowans to draw some comparisons between the different approaches of the two chambers
  • IEDA Awards CAT Grants and Sports Tourism Grant
    • Fort Dodge, Atlantic, Clear Lake, Mt. Pleasant, Kalona, Clayton County, Carroll, Rock Valley, Mt. Ayr and Newton all received grants
  • Programs that Help Workers
    • The adult and dislocated worker programs are designed to assist unemployed and underemployed Iowans to improve their skills and obtain quality employment
  • Connecting Public Dollars to Charitable Services
    • Another tool for local governments to utilize public dollars to help those in their communities who need assistance
  • Governor Signs Bill on Foreign Ownership of Land into Law
    • The new law increases reporting requirements, increases enforcement of current laws, and authorizes the Attorney General’s office to investigate reports of potential violations of Iowa’s laws concerning foreign ownership
  • House Passes Iowa Rural Development Tax Credit Program
    • The bill will save Iowans $1.8 million annually

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