Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 25, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Iowa House would nullify all EPA regulations within the state, and place sole authority for environmental regulations in the hands of a state agency and the legislature. A coalition of seven representatives introduced House Bill 100 (HF100) on Jan. 24.The legislation rests on…

DES MOINES, Iowa (Feb. 26, 2016) – An Iowa bill that would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction unanimously passed an important Senate committee this week. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to…