Highlights in this edition:

  • General Fund Revenue Higher Through First Eight Months of Fiscal Year
    • Receipts are outpacing the December revenue estimate
  • Department of Education Presents to Education Budget Subcommittee
    • The Board of Educational Examiners needs more investigators to deal with a skyrocketing caseload
  • House Republicans Advance Religious Freedom Throughout the State
    • Protecting religious freedom should be noncontroversial but the contempt shown for those who want religious freedom was unmistakable during debate
  • Childcare Center Property Tax Cut Will Spur Availability
    • The bill cuts property taxes for commercial childcare centers to spur growth in the availability and affordability of childcare in Iowa

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