WEEK 1: 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
The 2021 Session started this week and is scheduled to end in 110 days, April 30th (when legislator's per diem ends). Both the House (31-18) and Senate (59-41) remain in Republican control with a few changes in leadership-- those updates HERE.

State Legislation

PRIZE-LINKED SAVINGS: HSB 57- SUPPORT
  •  Allows awards incentivizing and gamifying savings for Iowans at all lending institutions

We have seen multiple bills that we also support including HSB 2 and HSB 3 that would make childcare in Iowa more affordable and accessible.

Session is just getting started, so we will keep you posted each week with updates on these bills and any new ones. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Katie at khall@iowainstitute.coop. Have a safe weekend!

Find your state legislators HERE.
A new sign at the capitol in Des Moines.
The 1st floor rotunda looks different this year with TVs streaming capitol meetings.

SOME KEY POINTS OF GOVERNOR'S REQUESTS
  • Broadband Grants: +$450 million
  • Tax Cuts: income taxes and corporate taxes
  • Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program: +$2 million

Want to reach your federal legislators?
D.C. office numbers below: 
Sen. Chuck Grassley: 202-224-4120
Sen. Joni Ernst: 202-224-3254
Rep. Ashley Hinson: 202-225-2911
Rep. Marianette Miller-Meeks: 202-225-6576
Rep. Cindy Axne: 202-225-5476
Rep. Randy Feenstra: 202-225-4426
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Katie P. Hall
Director of Government Affairs
khall@iowainstitute.coop
C: 712-269-9838