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  1. Advocates Deliver Anti-Hunger Postcards to LawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WHO-TV

    Anti-hunger advocates from the Iowa Food Bank Association are hand-delivering over 150 postcards to State Senators and Representatives at the Iowa State Capitol Wednesday, urging lawmakers to support food stamps and other policies helping the hungry in the state. "It's a small, but powerful statement," said Cory Berkenes, State Director for IFBA.

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  2. Legislature Adjourning ActionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Staffers in the Iowa Legislature are starting some of the tasks associated with adjourning the session, even though lawmakers are not close to concluding the budget process. Student pages in the Iowa Senate were organizing boxes in the chamber Tuesday for members to pack up desks.

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  3. Iowa PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Legislation that would make it harder for two energy projects to win eminent domain rights has won preliminary approval in the Iowa Legislature. Subcommittees in the House and Senate met jointly Tuesday and approved identical legislation on the issue.

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  4. Eminent domain legislation advances in Iowa LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Legislation that would make it harder for two energy projects to win eminent domain rights has won preliminary approval in the Iowa Legislature. Subcommittees in the House and Senate met jointly Tuesday and approved identical legislation on the issue.

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  5. Sheets Snapshot 4-27-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Osky News

    Time is short and many budget items must be settled soon. Education, Medicaid, economic development and public safety all have to receive funding.

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  6. Iowa & Illinois digestRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Staffers start adjournment tasks but work remains DES MOINES - Staffers in the Iowa Legislature are starting some of the tasks associated with adjourning the session, even though lawmakers are not close to concluding the budget process.

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  7. Iowa Legislative staffers start adjournment tasks but lots of work remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KSFY

    Staffers in the Iowa Legislature are starting some of the tasks associated with adjourning the session, even though lawmakers are not close to concluding the budget process. Student pages in the Iowa Senate were organizing boxes in the chamber Tuesday for members to pack up desks.

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  8. Staffers start adjournment tasks but lots of work remainsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Staffers in the Iowa Legislature are starting some of the tasks associated with adjourning the session, even though lawmakers are not close to concluding the budget process. Student pages in the Iowa Senate were organizing boxes in the chamber Tuesday for members to pack up desks.

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  9. Protesters demonstrate peacefully outside GOP eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A few dozen protesters demonstrated outside the Point of Grace Church in Waukee during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, where several GOP presidential hopefuls spoke Saturday. KCCI's Kim St. Onge reported that about three dozen people peacefully protested the event, holding up signs outside the church.

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  10. Child Abuse Community ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KIMT

    There's a concern in north Iowa about access to certain services for children. If a child is abused for a full investigation and treatment parents or law enforcement have to take the child to a protection center in Waterloo.

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  11. Senate lawmakers try to keep mental health facilities openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Home

    Senate lawmakers say their proposed budget for health services has funding for two state mental health facilities slated to close this year, but it's unclear if it will have enough support in the House. Democratic Sen. Amanda Ragan, vice chairwoman of the Senate Human Resources Committee, says there is about $11 million in a proposed health and human services budget to keep the facilities in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant open.

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  12. House budget proposal endangers tuition freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KCRG

    Officials representing the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa declined to rule out tuition increases in light of post-high school education funding proposals released by Iowa House Republicans during a budget hearing at the Iowa Capitol. “We asked for a 1.75 percent inflationary increase.

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  13. Senate trying to keep MHIs openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    A proposed health services budget in the Democratic-controlled Senate has funding to save two state mental health facilities slated to close this year, lawmakers said Wednesday, though it's unclear whether such a legislative move would garner enough support from either the House or Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad. Sen. Amanda Ragan, D-Mason City and vice chairwoman of the Senate Human Resources Committee, said there is about $11 million in a proposed health and human services budget bill to keep the facilities in Clarinda and Mt.

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  14. Vander Linden Capitol Update for April 23aRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Osky News

    It is important to Iowans that we do not spend more than we have and live within our means. While standing by this principle for the last five legislative sessions, Republicans have found common ground with the Governor and Senate Democrats.

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  15. Man found not guilty of abusing ailing wife by having sex with herRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    An Iowa jury Wednesday found an elderly man not guilty of charges that he sexually abused his wife, an Alzheimer's patient, by having sex with her in a nursing home after staff members told him she was cognitively unable to give consent. In the highly unusual case, Henry Rayhons, 78, a farmer and former Republican state legislator who by all accounts had a mutually loving relationship with his wife, faced a felony charge that could have resulted in up to 10 years in prison.

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  16. Thune, Branstad React To Bird Flu OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    As the outbreak makes its way to more states, South Dakota and Iowa leaders are discussing ways to prevent the disease from spreading any further. As the H5N2 strain continues to affect the country's AG producers, Senator John Thune is urging people at every level of government to pay close attention to the outbreak to ensure something is done to contain it.

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  17. Keeping MHIs openRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    A proposed health services budget in the Democratic-controlled Senate has funding to save two state mental health institutes slated to close this year, lawmakers said Wednesday, though it's unclear whether such a legislative move would garner enough support from either the House or Gov. Terry Branstad.

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  18. Iowa man accused of raping wife with Alzheimer's is acquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    An Iowa jury Wednesday found Henry Rayhons not guilty of charges that he sexually abused his wife, an Alzheimer's patient, by having sex with her in a nursing home after staff members told him she was cognitively unable to give consent. In the highly unusual case, Mr. Rayhons, 78, a farmer and former Republican state legislator who by all accounts had a mutually loving relationship with his wife, faced a felony charge that could have resulted in up to 10 years in prison.

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  19. Child abuse cases tied to drugs growing problem in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ROUGHLY 7 MILLION BIRDS. STACEY: NEW CONCERN ABOUT IOWA CHILDREN EXPOSED TO DRUGS AT A YOUNG AGE.

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  20. Former Rep. Henry Rayhons not guilty of sexual abuse of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    After about 13 hours of deliberation over three days, jurors on Wednesday found 78-year-old Henry Rayhons not guilty of third degree sexual abuse of his wife Donna Lou Rayhons. He was accused of having sex with her at a nursing home on May 23 after being told by a doctor that she was no longer capable of consenting due to dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

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