Iowa lawmakers return to session January 14

Jan 1, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa legislators and state agency officials have requested about 500 bills that will be introduced in the Legislature's upcoming session.

The Gazette of Cedar Rapids reports that the requests are down a bit from last session and are far less than the 709 proposals submitted before the 2011 session.

The proposals deal with a variety of issues, including tax policy, education reform and implementation of federal health care rules.

The legislative session begins January 14th and is scheduled to last 110 days.



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