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Disaster Relief Legislation Update
Monday, March 29, 2010 - Key Legislation to Assist in Rebuilding Efforts

House File 64 - Disaster Recovery.  This original bill provides $56 million in funding, from the economic emergency fund, for additional disaster relief.  The Jumpstart Housing Program received $24 million, the Unmet Needs Disaster Grant Program received ...

BALANCED BUDGET, EDUCATION TOP PRIORITIES IN IOWA HOUSE
Monday, March 22, 2010 - Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids voted for an education blueprint next year that maintains key priorities in education while keeping the state budget balanced.

“In today’s tough economic times, it’s more important than ever to keep our promise to Iowa kids and balance the ...

HOUSE EXPANDS JOB CREATION EFFORTS; PROTECTS SMALL BUSINESSES
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids voted to continue to protect and create good paying jobs in Iowa and boost support for Iowa’s small businesses. 

“Despite tough budget times, we are keeping focused on help for middle class families and small businesses,” said Taylor.  ...

IOWA LAUNCHES FIRST DENTAL-ONLY PLAN FOR KIDS
Monday, March 08, 2010 - Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids encouraged Iowa families to take advantage of the nation’s first dental-only program for underinsured children. 
The dental-only program is open to children in families whose income would qualify for the Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) program and ...

Tax Credit Reform Boosts Support for Small Businesses & Improves Accountability
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 - Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids today outlined the details of tax credit reform legislation that will boost support for Iowa small businesses while bringing accountability and common sense to Iowa’s tax credit spending.

“In today’s tough economic times, my top priority is to help ...