It’s week 8, and we are now about half way through the 2017 session. This week is what is known as “Funnel Week” or the last week that policy bills… Read more »
Accounting students at the University of Northern Iowa are providing free income tax preparation and e-filing. Get help from 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 6… Read more »
The new majority are pushing deep, mid-year budget cuts in education and job training. This approach to the budget will harm Iowa’s economy and our future growth. Senate File 130… Read more »
I joined 13 of my colleagues in filing a bill to increase our investment in one of the most successful state credits on the books: Iowa’s solar energy tax credit…. Read more »
The 2017 session has begun. We have a lot of work to do to help create more good jobs, better schools and expanded access to quality health care. Here’s how you… Read more »
With the 2017 session getting under way, I want to hear your concerns and ideas. You can call me at the Statehouse (515-281-3371) or at home (319-296-2947). E-mail me at email@example.com. At www.senate.iowa.gov/senator/dotzler, you can sign up for my newsletter, connect with me on social media, find out about my upcoming forums and see my latest photos.
The 2017 session gavels in on Monday, January 9. I’m honored to have been selected by my colleagues to be an Assistant Leader. I will also be the lead Democrat… Read more »
The Enhance Iowa Board awarded a $480,000 Community Attraction & Tourism grant to help renovate the Hartman Reserve Building in Waterloo. This project will add space without increasing the existing footprint. The upper floor plan includes a large multi-purpose room, kitchen, offices, restrooms, library and four-season porch. ADA-compliant components include an elevator, leveling the entrance and renovating the restrooms. The lower floor will have a learning lab with direct access to the outdoors and a multimedia room.