Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa Senate’

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Senator Paul McKinley

Posted: Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Iowa Senator Paul McKinley about some of the things happening in the Iowa Senate.

McKinley Expects Little Activity Out of Senate this Session

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Senator Paul McKinley says that he doesn’t expect much to move out of the Senate this year.

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Legislators Working On Coming To Budget Agreement

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Representative Jim Van Englenhoven from Pela tells KNIA/KRLS News that the Iowa House and Senate are working to put together the state budget.

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McKinley Predicts the Senate Will Continue to Be in Session for a Few Weeks

Posted: Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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The per diem for Iowa legislators ran out on Friday as it was the scheduled last day of the 2011 session. However, there is still quite a bit of work to be done before our state lawmakers can adjourn, including figuring out the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Samantha Smith speaks with Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley about the budgeting process and other things happening at the capital.

Senator McKinley Recaps What Could Be the Last Week in This Year’s Session

Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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Things are starting to wind down in the Iowa legislature, at least that’s what lawmakers hope as they are scheduled to adjourn at the end of next week. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley speaks with Samantha Smith about this week in the session and what he expects to happen before things wrap up for the year.

McKinley Shares His Thoughts on the Redistricting Approval

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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The budget process continues and redistricting has been approved by both chambers of the Iowa legislature. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Samantha Smith speaks with Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley to recap this week in the session.

Senator McKinley Discusses Last Week in the State Senate

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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There are just a few weeks left of this week’s legislative session but a lot of work still needs to be done in order to pass a budget. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Samantha Smith speaks with Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley of Chariton about the budget process, pay for state appointed lawyers and redistricting.

McKinley Shares His Thoughts on the Proposed Redistricting Plan

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As previously reported by KNIA/KRLS news the Legislative Services Agency released their first proposal for redistricting of the state.

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McKinley says Funnel Week was Hectic in the Senate

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Friday wrapped up the first funnel week of this year’s legislative session.

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Senate Passes a Resolution in Regards to the Knoxville VA Campus

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Senate passed a resolution in regards to the future enhanced use lease of the Knoxville VA campus Thursday morning.

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Resolution In Support of the Knoxville VA Now Moves to the House

Posted: Friday, March 4th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Senate passed a resolution in regards to the future enhanced use lease of the Knoxville VA campus yesterdy morning.

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McKinley Says the Re-Open Iowa Tour Is Off to a Great Start

Posted: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Earlier this month the Iowa Senate and House Republicans, along with the Governor’s office started the Re-Open Iowa for Business: Rules and Regulations tour and Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley says things are going phenomenal thus far.

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Iowa Senate Passes Bill for 2% Allowable Growth for Schools

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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This week the Iowa Senate passed a bill for 2% allowable growths for schools for the upcoming fiscal year, while the House has passed 0%.

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McKinley Frustrated With the Lack of Action in the Senate

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Today kicks off the sixth week of Iowa’s 84th general assembly and so far the Senate has only debated a total of five bills, something Senate Minority Leader Paul McKinley says is a very serious problem.

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McKinley Weighs in on the Resolution in Support of a Veterans Recovery Center in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Senator Paul McKinley says he feels it’s important to find out what the Knoxville community thinks before the Iowa Senate approves a resolution in regards to the local VA campus.

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McKinley Reelected as the Iowa Senate Republican Leader

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Iowa Republican Senator Paul McKinley of Chariton was reelected to serve as the Senate Republican Leader for the upcoming 84th Iowa General Assembly.

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Congressional Candidate Makes Return Trip to Pella

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A State Senator from Urbandale made his third visit to Pella in less than two months to continue to campaign for Congress.

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Congressional Candidate Returns to Pella Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A candidate seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Leonard Boswell for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District will be in Pella next week.

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Zaun to Visit Pella Today

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:27 am

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A candidate seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Leonard Boswell for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District will be in Pella Saturday.

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Iowa Senate Passes Bill Requiring Employee Handbooks

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Senate recently passed a bill that would require all employers that have one or more employees to have a written handbook that complies with all federal and state laws.

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