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Summary:
This bill gradually increases the minimum hourly wage in Iowa and implements a new minimum wage calculation beginning after 2016. This bill creates a statutorily defined minimum hourly wages that increase in...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires a state agency to perform a cost comparison analysis and an economic and environmental impact analysis prior to entering into a service contract. This bill requires that a cost comparison...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement, Reports and Disclosure, Performance Measures
Year:
2014
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This bill provides for the creation of health enterprise zones to help address health disparities across the state with targeted incentives and grants. This bill provides that the medical home advisory...
Subject:
Health Care Providers, Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the state’s childcare assistance program eligibility to include those people who are currently participating at a satisfactory level in an approved training program or educational program. ...
Subject:
Public Assistance
Year:
2014
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires employers to obtain prior written consent from an employee to pay that employee’s wages with a preloaded debit or pay card. This bill permits employees to elect to have wages be paid by...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This policy brief reviews the advantages of employee ownership and recent initiatives in California, Indiana, Iowa, Oregon and Vermont to support employee ownership through state-level programs.
Subject:
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2014
Source:
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Summary:
This act: establishes the formal roles of mentor teacher, model teacher, and career teacher to help develop the professional abilities of new teachers; promotes career development and advancement...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education, Assessment and Testing
Year:
2013
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This policy brief provides seven examples of state-level legislation to advance the quality of the teaching profession. The policies in this policy brief include: teacher recruitment in Illinois, teacher...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2013
Source:
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Summary:
The bill encourages the adoption of employee stock ownership plans by Iowa corporations; creates an individual income tax exemption; provides a $1.0 million General Fund appropriation to the Economic...
Subject:
Taxation - Individual Income, Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2012
Source:
Iowa Legislature
Summary:
This policy brief discusses the effect of climate change on water quality in Iowa. Greater incidence of rain causes flooding, which can carry chemicals, sewage and other harmful substances into the water...
Subject:
Climate Change, Public Health, Water
Year:
2012
Source:
Iowa Policy Project