One of many more essential issues that survived the first funnel and might be thought-about within the close to future is the SAVE sales tax extension. I have written concerning the significance of this challenge for our growing communities. 

My highest precedence for this session is the extension of the varsity infrastructure penny, generally known as SAVE, by way of 2050. The bill quantity is House File 546.

Rep. John Landon (Photograph: Special to the Register)

HF 546 ensures our growing faculties have the assets wanted to offer protected and trendy amenities to our students. Home Republicans also need to deliver vital property tax aid to local property house owners. The bill advancing within the Home would improve faculty security, ensure state-of-the-art classroom know-how and tackle the worker scarcity by way of profession academies.

Youngsters’s psychological health is being advanced in HSB 206. The Home is working to advance legislation that establishes the framework for a psychological health system to make sure Iowa youngsters can access the providers and help that they want.

Home Research Invoice 214 would increase access to widespread forms of contraception. This legislation would help scale back unintended pregnancies and abortions in Iowa. We need to make sure that whatever is being prescribed is protected and doesn’t put ladies’s well being at risk.

In her Condition of the State tackle, Gov. Kim Reynolds said that certainly one of her prime priorities is to amend Iowa’s Structure to permit automated restoration of voting rights.  Once convicted felons have completed their sentences the present pathway to restoring their voting rights was to use to the governor. The governor has proposed that voting rights can be restored without having to use for her consideration.

This laws is about second possibilities and the House is concerned about wanting into this problem. This has sometimes been a subject for the chief branch so we’re learning the governor’s proposal intently and ensuring we are considerate in our efforts.

STATE REP. JOHN LANDON, R-Ankeny, represents House District 37, which includes a part of Ankeny, Alleman and Lincoln and Douglas townships. He may be reached at 515-281-3221, 515-249-0348 or

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