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 By Dan Huseman    Politics    April 18, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

April 11, 2019 On Thursday morning, someone in our caucus asked what the soil temperature was. One member answered it was 44 degrees today, but 53 degrees on Monday. He said when the soil is dry and...

 
 By Dan Huseman    Politics    April 11, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

April 4, 2019 The second funnel week is over, so the list of bills eligible for debate continues to shrink. More importantly, by next Monday, we will be past day 85 of a 110 day session, so time is...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

March 28, 2019 Next Friday is the second funnel so both chambers were busy this week moving legislation through the process. With the weather finally starting to warm a bit, everyone is itching to...

 
 By Dan Huseman    Politics    March 28, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

March 21, 2019 March Madness is upon us, and this weekend, Des Moines is host to some opening round games. On Wednesday, Wells Fargo Arena was open so fans could come watch all eight teams who are...

 
 By Dan Huseman    Politics    March 21, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

March 14, 2019 There was a lot of tension inside the State Capitol this week and it was not because of any legislation. It was because of heavy rain and melting snow which has rivers and streams all...

 
 By Dan Huseman    Politics    March 14, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

As I mentioned last week, Friday March 8th is the first funnel of the session. If a bill does not pass out of a standing committee in either the House or Senate, it is most likely dead for this...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

February 21, 2019 The city of Des Moines dodged a bullet Tuesday night as the prediction of 9 inches of snow fizzled and we received more like 2 inches. That was okay with everyone I talked to, because in some areas, there is simply no place to pile...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

February 14, 2019 The high school wrestlers are in Des Moines this week, and the state basketball tournaments will follow in the coming weeks. Best wishes to all of our high school students who...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

February 7, 2019 I have always said that when it comes to the Super Bowl, don't ever bet against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. So far this winter, Mother Nature is a lot like Brady-she...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

January 31, 2019 The third week of session began with ice and snow and ended with as everyone knows, bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills. There were rumors floating around Tuesday morning that...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

January 24, 2019 The Legislature was not in session on Monday because of the Martin Luther King holiday. A snowstorm hit central Iowa Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, and by Thursday morning, we...

 

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