House passes education budget and tax credit to support increasing adoptions. Indications of strong job growth in Iowa.
If these members of the Legislature are sincerely interested in improving the educational outcomes for our children, versus simply supporting their special interest group campaign contributors, they would embrace the efforts of groups such as Democrats for Education Reform and support initiatives such as expanded or liberal open enrollment and Education Savings Accounts (ESAs).
Until they do, Iowa will continue to score only “OK” in national rankings – just like our children.
When your calendar tells you spring is upon us, you know Tulip Time cannot be far behind. With Tulip Time comes the Dutch Baking Contest, and this year you are invited to enter either one or both of Vet (or Ollie) Bollen or Groentesoep met Balletjes (Dutch Meatball Soup)
Allowable growth in the schools, state in-migration, Iowa’s regulatory climate…
To Your Health
Sideline injury evaluation – what to expect
One of the largest study of its kind looks at diet drinks and cardiovascular outcomes
April Community Calendar for Pella Regional Family and Child Classes Information and registration: Visit www.pellahealth.org or call 641-621-BABY Sibling Class April 7, 6-7:30 p.m., PRHC classroom. Cost is $16. Breastfeeding
Question: Has your salary increased 4 percent per year for the last ten years? Mine hasn’t…Maybe if the government did not take private property from businesses and workers in the first place, these businesses could pay their workers more, workers could afford to buy and invest more, and none of us would need the government to “take care” of us.
We do not achieve prosperity through uncontrolled use of “eminent domain” to legally take people’s property from them.
Clarke, Hoefling, Parks and the kids
Pool renovation reminder, household chemical collection, e-cycling event, library calendar, more… April 2014 Newsletter
Extended shopping hours; looking for performers; electronics recycling; business expo…more http://www.pella.org/userdocs/Newsbrief_APRIL_2014_color.pdf?utm_source=Newsbrief+April+2014&utm_campaign=April+newsbrief&utm_medium=email