Advocacy in Action

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Iowa Legislature reconvened on June 3.
This is your home for all things advocacy. Stay up to date on the legislative session by watching a weekly update with Emily Piper from the capitol, read bill summaries and then take action.
 

Bills on the Move

Read summaries of bills passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Reynolds.

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Upcoming Events

2020 Legislative Session Recap Webinar
The legislature reconvened on June 3, after a nearly three month interim, with several outstanding education issues to finalize. We're here to provide you with a complete breakdown of the final few weeks in the 2020 session including the impact on education, and what you can to advocate for education issues. We will be sharing tips on how to connect with your legislators during a time when face-to-face contact is not recommended. Your most pressing questions will be answered throughout the webinar.

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Latest Podcast episode

Capitol Chats: Across the Aisle with IASB
As we continue to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, the REC met to revise its revenue projections and the legislature will resume their session on June 3. IASB school finance expert Shawn Snyder and lobbyist Emily Piper explain how these two events effect K-12 education in the coming months. 
 

REC update

Read IASB's analysis of the special meeting held by the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) to revise their March 12 estimates to reflect the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy and state tax revenue.