Highlights in this edition:

  • Budget Work Continues in the Iowa House
    • The House has approved 7 of 10 budget bills, the Senate has approved zero
  • House Republicans Pass Education Budget
    • The new Iowa Workforce Grant and Incentive Program targets students for high demand job openings
  • Curriculum Transparency Bill Empowers Parents
    • Classroom material must be posted weekly allowing parents to review and parents can prevent certain library books from being checked out by their children
  • Iowa Labor Market Quick Stats
    • Iowa’s unemployment rate is 3.5% which is below the national rate of 3.8%

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