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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - second legislative deadline, April 6, 2015

The second legislative deadline was Friday. Only bills that have passed a committee in both chambers remain eligible, except for budget- and tax-related legislation. Several bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference died in the “funnel.” Here’s a list, including our position on the bill:HF 573, requiring an ultrasound procedure before an abortion (For). The bill also called for the mother to have an opportunity to view the ultrasound. HF 573 passed the Iowa House last month, but was…See More
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - second legislative deadline, April 6, 2015

The second legislative deadline was Friday. Only bills that have passed a committee in both chambers remain eligible, except for budget- and tax-related legislation. Several bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference died in the “funnel.” Here’s a list, including our position on the bill:HF 573, requiring an ultrasound procedure before an abortion (For). The bill also called for the mother to have an opportunity to view the ultrasound. HF 573 passed the Iowa House last month, but was…See More
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - March 30, 2015

Friday is the second “funnel” deadline for non-money related bills to be passed by one chamber and approved by a committee in the other chamber. There’s still time to contact your legislator on some key issues.Senate File 269 would increase the minimum wage in Iowa to $8.75. The bill passed the Senate back in February. Please send a message to your member of the Iowa House.House File 573, ultrasound before an abortion. Please…See More
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, March 22, 2015

Please send a message to your Senator today in support of House File 573. The bill requires that prior to performing an abortion, a physician must certify that the woman has undergone an ultrasound imaging of the baby and that the woman was given the opportunity to view the ultrasound image.Abortion is a very difficult and personal issue. It is very important that the mother have access to all relevant information that is…See More
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - March 16, 2015

The Iowa House passed House File 573 last Thursday by a vote of 57-39. The bill requires that prior to performing an abortion, a physician must certify that the woman has undergone an ultrasound imaging of the baby and that the woman was given the opportunity to view the ultrasound image. HF 573 supports an informed consent process for women and would reduce the number of abortions. The bill moves to the Iowa Senate. We’ll have an updated alert soon.Please…See More
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - April 10, 2015

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:10pm 0 Comments

State legislators have not been able to come to an agreement on public school funding levels. This has drastically slowed work on the state budget. Typically, a target date for the end of the session is when the reimbursement of daily expenses for legislators ends - this year on May 1. It seems unlikely that the legislature will be finished by May 1 this year.

On Wednesday the Iowa House passed SF 448 and sent the bill to the governor. The Iowa Catholic Conference had opposed a…

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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - April 10, 2015

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:07pm 0 Comments

State legislators have not been able to come to an agreement on public school funding levels. This has drastically slowed work on the state budget. Typically, a target date for the end of the session is when the reimbursement of daily expenses for legislators ends - this year on May 1. It seems unlikely that the legislature will be finished by May 1 this year.

On Wednesday the Iowa House passed SF 448 and sent the bill to the governor. The Iowa Catholic Conference had opposed a…

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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - second legislative deadline, April 6, 2015

Posted on April 6, 2015 at 8:57am 0 Comments

The second legislative deadline was Friday. Only bills that have passed a committee in both chambers remain eligible, except for budget- and tax-related legislation. Several bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference died in the “funnel.” Here’s a list, including our position on the bill:

  • HF 573, requiring an ultrasound procedure before an abortion (For). The bill also called for the mother to have an opportunity to view the ultrasound. HF 573 passed the Iowa House last…
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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - March 30, 2015

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:04am 0 Comments

Friday is the second “funnel” deadline for non-money related bills to be passed by one chamber and approved by a committee in the other chamber. There’s still time to contact your legislator on some key issues.

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