Posts Tagged ‘ agriculture ’

Notable Bills Effective July 1, 2013

June 28, 2013
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The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list. Appropriations Items of Note Going into Effect on July 1 in Senate File 452: Iowa Tuition Grants – The state will increase the maximum amount a student at Iowa’s…

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: NOMINATIONS FOR 2013 IOWA FARM ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER AWARDS NOW DUE JULY 1

June 13, 2013
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that deadline for nominations for the 2013 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards has been pushed back to July 1, 2013. The previous deadline was June 15. Iowa has experienced the wettest spring on record, which has significantly delayed planting. Just 92 percent of Iowa…

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2013 End of Session Report

May 23, 2013
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The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2013 End of Session Report *Note:  All information is current as of May 22, 2013

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Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, May 2

May 2, 2013
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Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 640 – Biofuel Blending Senate File 436 – Historic Tax Credits Senate File 442 – Judicial Branch Budget Senate File 452 – Standing Appropriations To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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Iowa Drought Conditions Improving

April 29, 2013
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The steady march of more normal soil and water conditions moved even farther west in the past week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday. Roughly the western half of the state, 53 percent of the acres, are at least abnormally dry. Just 6 .4 percent of the state is in moderate to severe, drought, and…

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Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, April 23

April 23, 2013
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Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 631 – Propane Research Council House File 633 – Captial Gains Exemption House File 638 – RIIF Budget Senate File 386 – DOT Omnibus Senate File 435 – Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Senate File 447 – Justice Systems…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds address Annual Agribusiness Showcase and Conference luncheon

February 8, 2013
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Noon             Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds address Annual Agribusiness Showcase and Conference luncheon                         State Fairgrounds                         Des Moines, IA

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Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Celebrate another Economic Development Win for Iowa

November 1, 2012
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$1.7 billion project now the single largest capital investment in Iowa history (SIOUX CITY) – The  Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board held a special, telephonic meeting to take action to award direct financial assistance and tax credits to CF Industries, Inc., for an expansion of its existing fertilizer manufacturing operation in Woodbury County.                                                 The Port…

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Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds Celebrate another Economic Development Win for Iowa

November 1, 2012
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$1.7 billion project now the single largest capital investment in Iowa history (SIOUX CITY) – The  Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board held a special, telephonic meeting to take action to award direct financial assistance and tax credits to CF Industries, Inc., for an expansion of its existing fertilizer manufacturing operation in Woodbury County.                                                 The Port…

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Branstad, Reynolds to convene public meeting in Mt. Pleasant on dry and drought weather conditions

July 11, 2012
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that they will hold a two-hour public meeting on the severe dry and D1 Drought conditions that have plagued Iowa this summer. The event will be held Tuesday morning at the Mt. Pleasant High School gymnasium, and members of the public are encouraged and welcome…

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