WEEK 4: 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
STATE NEWS
NEXT WEEK: 2019 LEGISLATIVE EVENTS
HOSTED BY LAND O'LAKES & IIC
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Speakers include Sec. Mike Naig and Rep. Ross Paustian (new House Ag Committee Chair)
  • WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 13th, 6-7:30pm
  • WHERE: The Courtyard by Marriott, 2405 SE Creekview Drive in Ankeny
  • CO-OP DAY ON THE HILL: Gov. Kim Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg will join us at 8:30am to meet and mingle with members
  • WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 14th, 7-9am
  • WHERE: 1st Floor Rotunda near the USS IOWA

LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
HSB78/ SSB1132: Property Tax Exemption for Cover Crops - Proposes 50% reduction in property taxes for those planting cover crops, concerns related to funding & impact to be ironed out: MONITORING, UNCHANGED

HSB32: Fees on Public Utilities for the use of Public Rights-Of-Way- L imiting right-of-way fees to direct/documented costs: FOR, UNCHANGED

HSB62: Savings Promotion Drawings - Allows lending institutions to offer promotions for specific savings accounts, as allowed in 29 other states: FOR, UNCHANGED

FUN FACT FRIDAY:
Iowa grain & farm supply cooperatives paid $44 million in property taxes last year.

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FEDERAL NEWS
STATE OF THE UNION
  • Coverage from the White House HERE.
Want to reach your federal legislators?
D.C. office numbers below: 
Sen. Chuck Grassley: 202-224-4120
Sen. Joni Ernst: 202-224-3254
Rep. Abby Finkenauer: 202-225-2911
Rep. Dave Loebsack: 202-225-6576
Rep. Cindy Ax ne: 202-225-5476
Rep. Steve King: 202-225-4426
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