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  1. Dash cam shows traffic stop shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | WWLP

    ... some perceived problems at the jail, and it sounds to me like those problems in his mind were directed to the Maquoketa Police Department, even though he was at a Jackson County jail." Brad Korenda, Maquoketa's Police Chief, told CNN. "Well, we're ...

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  2. Senate panel approves 10-cent gas tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KCRG

    A bipartisan panel of state senators Wednesday set in motion legislation that would increase the state gas tax for the first time since 1989 - a 10-cent boost for each gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel sold in Iowa that would generate $215 million annually to address critical road and bridge improvements. “I don't think there's a person in here who wants to raise anybody's taxes, but I don't see any other way we can do this,” said Sen. Tim Kapucian, R-Keystone, who joined Democratic Sens. Tod Bowman of Maquoketa and Bob Dvorsky of Coralville in approving an infrastructure funding package to be considered by the Senate Transportation Committee next week.

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  3. Proposal would legalize many fireworks in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KCRG

    ... the Iowa Medical Society. “We believe that the current policy is appropriate.” Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, who sits on the State Government Committee, countered that there are any number of products and activities that can be ...

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  4. New bill would change speed limits on Iowa interstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... people have been open to discussing the change. "I haven't had a lot of resistance," he said. Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, said he would be willing to assign the measure to a subcommittee and give ...

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  5. Lawmakers Move Forward With Plans to Incre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    ... 22 CENTS PER GALLON FOR GASOLINE, INCLUDING FEES _ HASN'T BEEN RAISED SINCE 1989. SEN. TOD BOWMAN, A DEMOCRAT FROM MAQUOKETA, AND REP. JOSH BYRNES, A REPUBLICAN FROM OSAGE, EXPRESSED OPTIMISM THAT THE LEGISLATION COULD FIND SUPPORT IN BOTH CHAMBERS.

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  6. Lawmakers move forward with proposal to increase fuel taxRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... art tomorrow in both chambers, with full votes coming perhaps later in the month. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa, and Rep. Josh Byrnes, a Republican from Osage, expressed optimism that the legislation could find support in both chambers.

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  7. Iowa Senate approves boost in education fundingRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... That's more than double the amount approved by the House for the same period. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa, said the state's future "depends on high quality schools." But Republicans in the Senate questioned how the state could afford ...

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  8. Senate passes yearly 4 percent K-12 funding boostsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | KCRG

    ... fiscal years. “Education funding must always be our state's No. 1 priority,” said Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, in pushing for the 4 percent yearly boosts. “Iowa's future depends on high-quality local schools. This legislation ...

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  9. Bill seeks 75 mph speed limit for certain Iowa insterstate highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | KCRG

    ... been open to discussing the change. “I haven't had a lot of resistance,” he said. Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, said he would be willing to assign the measure to a subcommittee and give ...

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  10. Cadre of volunteers working to restore historic millionaire cottage on Jekyll IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the ceiling. There was someone working on every floor this week. Mike Walker of Gasport, N.Y., and Dean Nelson of Maquoketa, Iowa, were in the basement putting in a door, or least getting close. Walker said he became interested because of a friend ...

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  11. Iowa senators consider proposal for primary runoff electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2013 | KCRG

    ... Subcommittee member Sen. Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, said he supported the proposed change, but Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, did not sign off on the runoff approach, saying he instead favored doing away with the 35 percent threshold so whoever received ...

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  12. Lawmaker proposes left lane abuse fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... already be fined for what's called "willful obstruction." And the Transportation Committee chairman, Ted Bowman of Maquoketa, says the fine is "kind of extreme."

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  13. Democrats begin effort to boost school aid in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Education Week

    ... The legislation will now move to the full Senate Education Committee for review. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa, says the state must provide quality schools. "When schools have inadequate funding, it leads to decreased opportunities for ...

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  14. Dems begin effort to boost school aidRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Messenger

    ... The legislation will now move to the full Senate Education Committee for review. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa, says the state must provide quality schools. "When schools have inadequate funding, it leads to decreased opportunities for ...

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  15. Democrats Counter In School Funding BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Maquoketa Democrat Tod Bowman chairing a subcommittee that passed six bills that would increase per-pupil spending by four-percent in each of the next two fiscal years. The teacher and coach says Iowa should aspire to AT LEAST the national average in state spending on students, not lose ground at 35th currently.

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  16. Iowa education groups push for minimum 4 percent school funding increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | KCRG

    ... the Urban Education Network of Iowa. Even 4 percent could be wishful thinking, said Democratic Sen. Tod Bowman, a Maquoketa schoolteacher who led a subcommittee that Wednesday approved 4 percent yearly boosts in K-12 state aid for fiscal years 2016 ...

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  17. Deery Tour Adds Two StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | National Speed Sport News

    The IMCA Late Model tour will be at Jackson County Speedway in Maquoketa on Tuesday, June 9 and at Cedar County Raceway in Tipton on Tuesday, Aug. 11. "We wanted to release the schedule in January, knowing full well that we were still awaiting confirmaA tion on a couple additional dates," Series Director Kevin Yoder said. "The city council met reA cently and approved a mid-week show in Maquoketa, and following Cedar County's decision to not race weekly, we were able to secure a special event in Tipton as well.

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  18. Iowa lawmakers urged to ban hand-held cellphone calls while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2012 | KCRG

    ... an exception allowing the use of electronic devices in hands-free or voice activated mode. Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, the chairman of the Iowa Senate Transportation Committee, said he expected the bill would come before a subcommittee soon but he ...

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  19. House Republican seeks alternative to fuel tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | KCRG

    ... would need approval twice in the Iowa Assembly before going to a statewide vote. Sen. Tod Bowman, a Democrat from Maquoketa who heads the Senate transportation committee, said the sales tax proposal would shift money out of the state general fund.

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  20. Democrats, Republicans prepare to reach agreement on gas tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2013 | KCRG

    On a day where the price of gas actually jumped up a few cents after weeks of steady decline, state lawmakers may be inching closer to a formal proposal to raise Iowa's fuel tax for the first time in decades. Sen. Tod Bowman, D-Maquoketa, said on Thursday as he drove home from Des Moines, that the Democratic and Republican caucuses from the House and Senate are meeting to reach an agreement on a final bill.

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