Posts With Keyword ‘Paul McKinley’

McKinley Says Legislative Movement is Limited

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Senator Paul McKinley told an audience in Knoxville Friday afternoon that there still hasn’t been much movement on anything during this legislative session.

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Legislators Discuss Issues over Coffee

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Iowa Senator Paul McKinley and Representative Jim Van Jim Van Engelenhoven visited Knoxville and Pella Friday afternoon for their first monthly Legislative coffee sessions.

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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.

Iowa Senate and House Passes Redistricting Plan

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa House and Senate approved a bill yesterday that accepts the first set of proposed redistricting maps for the state.

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Iowa Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Plan

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 11:16 am

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The Iowa House and Senate approved a bill this morning that accepts the first set of proposed redistricting maps for the state.

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McKinley says He Feels the Proposed Redistricting Plan Will Pass.

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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On March 31st the non-partisan legislative service agency released their initial draft of a redistricting plan for Iowa which splits some Marion County communities into different districts.

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McKinley Says Iowa’s Attorney’s Deserve to be Paid

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The constitution requires low income Iowans who are facing criminal charges the right to have a state appointed legal defense.

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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.

Local Senator Says Teacher Pay Freezes Could Help Eliminate Layoffs

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Most Iowans are worried about the future of Iowa’s budget and many have concerns about funding for education.

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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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Local Lawmakers to Meet with Constituents in Knoxville Today

Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Community members are invited to share any questions, comments or concerns they have with our local lawmakers at the first local legislative discussion of the year this afternoon.

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McKinley Says He’s In Favor of Future Studies on Nuclear Energy Options

Posted: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa legislature continues to discuss whether or not to allow nuclear energy in Iowa.

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McKinley Says He’s in Favor of Parents Being Able to Teach their Kids to Drive

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Iowa house passed a bill this week that would allow parents to teach their children drivers education rather than having to take the classes from a certified instructor.

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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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P.C. 7th Graders Visit Capitol

Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Seventh grade students from Pella Christian made a visit to the Capitol for a visit with their local legislators.

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Legislators Answer Questions At Coffee

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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State Senator Paul Mckinley and Representative Jim Van Engelenhoven answered questions at a legislative coffee in Pella Saturday.

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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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