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6/10/2021 Fontae Buelow convicted of murder again in Iowa woman's 2017 death Des Moines Register A Dubuque man whose first conviction for murder was thrown out by Iowa appellate courts has been convicted again in the 2017 death of his girlfriend. Fontae Buelow, now 29, was arrested after Samantha Link ... trial, the judge refused to allow evidence related to Link's mental health, including testimony from a former boyfriend who says Link grabbed a knife at one point in an argument during their relationship. In December ...
5/20/2021 2021 Iowa Legislature session has adjourned for the year Home ¬ª News ¬ª 2021 Iowa Legislature session has adjourned for the year 2021 Iowa Legislature session has adjourned for the yearSource: By O. Kay Henderson, Radio IowaShare this post on: Twitter The ... a county property tax levy and shifts responsibility for the mental health system to the state.‚AuI‚Aom really excited about it,‚Au Reynolds told reporters Wednesday. ‚AuIt‚Aos the right thing to do and ...
5/20/2021 Mental Health Awareness Month: facing farm stress AMES, Iowa ‚Ai Families who make their living on farms often are exposed to situations beyond their control, causing them to experience exhaustion and distress. At any time, unstable prices, weather, crop or livestock disease, or equipment and communication breakdowns may make the reality of farm living difficult to deal with.‚AuMay is Mental Health Awareness Month,‚Au said Tim Christensen, farm management specialist with Iowa State University Extension and ...
5/18/2021 Cortez Masto-backed COPS Act promotes mental health News Cortez Masto-backed COPS Act promotes mental healthU.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, celebrated their bipartisan legislation to protect the privacy of law enforcement officers seeking mental health support passing out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Staff Report May 17, 2021 - 2:57 pm Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks on The Terrace during a tour of the West Hall expansion of ...
5/18/2021 Republicans reach agreement on tax cuts, mental health funding ... mental health funding ERIN MURPHY Courier Des Moines Bureau May 18, 2021 Save ERIN MURPHY Courier Des Moines BureauDES MOINES ‚Ai A significant overhaul of state tax policy and mental health funding is in the works, as Republicans in control of the state lawmaking process appear to have reached agreement on myriad funding streams and policies.The agreement that has proved elusive for weeks at the Iowa Capitol surfaced ...
5/18/2021 Iowa Shifts Mental Health Care Funding To State In Tax Rearrangement Kaiser Health News Iowa Democrats argue that the move, part of a large tax cut, doesn't guarantee the state will properly fund mental health care services in the future. Meanwhile, North Carolina lawmakers pursue non-police responses to mental health crises, and San Francisco's homeless mental health team gets to work.Des Moines Register: Iowa Senate Passes Bill Cutting Taxes, Shifting Mental Health Care Funding To The State Iowa lawmakers have reached a ...
5/18/2021 Iowa Senate passes bill cutting taxes, shifting mental health care funding to the state Des Moines Register Iowa lawmakers have passed a sweeping plan to move funding for mental health services from county property taxes to the state, cut taxes, end Iowa's inheritance tax and boost a range of tax credits. The Iowa Senate passed the bill Monday on a vote of 29-15 with every Republican plus Sens. Kevin Kinney, D-Oxford, and Tony Bisignano, D-Des Moines, voting yes and every other Democrat voting no. The ...
5/17/2021 State Officials Report 6000 COVID-19 Deaths In Iowa Since Pandemic Began - Iowa Public Radio Iowa Pblic Radio State Officials Report 6,000 COVID-19 Deaths In Iowa Since Pandemic Began Iowa Public Radio Monday, May 177 a.m. ‚Ai Mental health advocates support proposal to shift funding to state levelA proposal to shift Iowa‚Aos mental health funding from counties to the state is one topic that‚Aos been holding up the end of the legislative session. Mental health advocates support the change.Gov. Kim Reynolds‚Ao ...
5/16/2021 Iowa GOP lawmakers hashing out differences on mental health plan | Political News Iowa House Speaker Pat Grassley says progress is being made toward adjourning the overtime 2021 session of the Legislature.Associated PressJAMES LYNCH Courier Des Moines BureauDES MOINES ‚Ai After 18 weeks of conversations about differences in their approaches to taxes, spending, a state takeover of mental health funding, improving access and affordability of child care and other issues, Republican legislators and Gov. Kim Reynolds haven‚Aot reached an ...
5/13/2021 During National Police Week, Judiciary Committee Advances Bills Supporting Law Enforcement US Senate ... today advanced a package of bills supporting America‚Aos law enforcement officers and their families. Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) also led his colleagues in a resolution commemorating the service of America‚Aos law ... for officers permanently disabled in the line of duty, expanding mental health outlets for law enforcement and promoting justice for officers lost while serving our nation abroad. All were approved by voice vote without objection ...
5/13/2021 Health care workers don't feel supported by public, says ER doctor Des Moines Register ... Iowa. Here are previous installments from March 31 , April 28 , May 12 , May 26 , June 8 , June 21 , July 1 , July 18 , Aug. 10 , Aug. 24 , Sept. 11 , Oct. 30 , Nov. 16 , Dec. 16 , Jan 7, Jan. 26 , Feb 22, March 22 and April 15Here are excerpts from the May 11 interview:What was happening at the ER yesterday?Busy. The whole night was mental health. The health care ...
5/11/2021 Iowa 4-H Offers Mindfulness and Mental Well-being Support to Youth and Families Iowa 4-H Offers Mindfulness and Mental Well-being Support to Youth and Families May 10, 2021, 1:42 pm Tiffany Berkenes, Valyn BodensteinerAMES, Iowa ‚Ai The pandemic, natural disasters, social injustices, and personal lifestyle changes and losses have intensified the need for more awareness, skills and resources to support mental health. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development has responded with new, innovative programs in mindfulness ...
5/11/2021 Iowa Senate Advances Governor's Tax Proposal; Senator Calls House Plan 'A Lonely Island' Iowa Pblic Radio ... Iowa lawmakers entered the second week of legislative session overtime.House Republicans have not agreed to that plan, in large part because of a provision that would shift mental health funding from counties to the state.Sen. Dan Dawson, R-Council Bluffs, said the ‚Auproposed compromise‚Au from Reynolds combines her priorities with those of the House and Senate GOP.‚AuThis bill is the pathway forward,‚Au Dawson said. ‚AuThere ...
5/11/2021 Iowa mental health, local government groups voice concerns over massive tax plan Iowa mental health, local government groups voice concerns over massive tax plan JAMES LYNCH Courier Des Moines Bureau May 10, 2021The Iowa State Capitol building Friday, July 31, 2020, in Des Moines. MEG MCLAUGHLIN Save JAMES LYNCH Courier Des Moines BureauDES MOINES ‚Ai A 103-page, 26-division package that includes 13 identical House and Senate proposals is a ‚Augreat compromise,‚Au according to the bill manager, and ...
5/11/2021 Iowa Mental Health, Local Government Groups Express Concern Over Massive Fiscal Plan | government and politics ... state data, in fiscal year 2019-20, Des Moines received the largest backfill, $5.2 million. Cedar Rapids received $4.1 million, and Iowa City‚Aos backfill was $1.5 million plus $29,800 for tax increment financing backfill. The ... unanimous agreement on language to guarantee reimbursement parity for telehealth mental health services not only because it would make services widely available, but it would help recruit mental health professionals to Iowa, said Amy Campbell ...
5/11/2021 Iowa Senate introduces sweeping tax, budget bill as extended session continues copyShortcut) to copy Link copied! Updated: 5:33 PM CDT May 10, 2021 KCCI Anchor-Reporter Monday marked Iowa lawmakers‚Ao second week working overtime at the Statehouse to finalize the state budget.Senate Republicans introduced a sweeping tax and budget bill in efforts to wrap up the extended session.The bill removes the county property tax levy for mental health and replaces it with state funding, saving taxpayers $100 million.The measure would ...
5/10/2021 Iowa Legislature Enters Second Overtime Week With No State Budget | AM 600 WMT - NewsRadio DES MOINES, Iowa - There's still no budget in place for Iowa, less than two months before one is required. The state legislature enters its second week in overtime Monday with the Republican majority still trying ... would be lowered by $100 million through a shift in mental health funding from counties to the state. The House has so far resisted signing on to that move. Another bone of contention is funding ...
5/10/2021 Strengthening and Improving Mental Health Access and Education in Iowa Individuals & Families / A Healthy Life / Strengthening and Improving Mental Health Access and Education in Iowa Strengthening and Improving Mental Health Access and Education in Iowa Posted on May 10, 2021 in Healthy LivingWe often talk about the connection between our dental and vision on our overall health. We know that good dental and vision health have a positive impact on overall health and vice versa. The same can be ...
5/10/2021 Youth suicide prevention bill championed by Sandy Hook Promise gets traction in Washington 51 of 5 Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, co-sponsored a youth suicide prevention bill in the Senate that was drafted by Newtown‚Aos Sandy Hook Promise.Shawn Thew / Pool via AP Show More ... suicide prevention programs mandatory for schools and states receiving federal mental health money has advanced to the Senate.‚AuSuicidal thoughts are on the rise - on top of suicide already being the second-leading cause of ...
5/8/2021 This Week in Agribusiness, May 8, 2021 This Week in Agribusiness, May 8, 2021 Featured this week: planting, livestock market, bee hive technology, Mental Health Awareness and more. May 08, 2021Mike Wilson, Executive Editor ‚Ai Farm Futures joins Mike Pearson to ... Soybean Association Conservation Legacy Award winner Jason Russell in Monticello, Iowa. Russell has always been conservation minded which leads him to be more efficient in his decisions for his farm.Max Armstrong takes a look ...
5/8/2021 FMCH cuts ribbon on Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit ... Iowa. It was inspired by the Community Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan for 2020-2023, conducted in partnership with the Lee County Health Department. Two main goals determined through the assessment were to improve the population‚Aos mental health and well-being and to improve the health, function, and quality of life for older adults.‚AuThis line of service is going to allow us to help you and your ...
5/7/2021 Des Moines Public Library has exciting upcoming programs Des Moines Register It‚Aos an exciting few weeks for programs and events at the Des Moines Public Library. In-person programming is returning outdoors, our signature author series continues with a best-selling YA novelist, and we‚Aore partnering with NAMI Iowa to help spread the word on mental health. Check out some of our upcoming programs below, and don‚Aot forget to go to dmpl.org/events to see more virtual and ...
5/7/2021 Democrats: Iowa House GOP tax plan more acceptable than governor's Democrats: Iowa House GOP tax plan more acceptable than governor‚Aos JAMES LYNCH Cedar Rapids Gazette May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021 TownNews.com Content ExchangeDES MOINES ‚Ai Iowa House Republicans will enjoy Democratic support ... many could consider potentially radical changes to how we deliver mental health‚Au services included in Reynolds-Senate plan have not been fully considered.That‚Aos another reason why Democrats were willing to vote to ...
5/6/2021 Reynolds pitches compromise to get faster tax cuts ... mental health funding from property taxes to the state and eliminate aid known as ‚Aubackfill‚Au to local governments.‚AuIt takes some of the best aspects of a number of bills and it delivers $400 million in tax cuts for Iowans,‚Au the governor said about her proposal. ‚AuNow is the time to come together and take action, and that‚Aos exactly what I‚Aom asking the House and the ...
5/5/2021 Help a Friend or Yourself through a Mental Health Challenge Help a Friend or Yourself through a Mental Health Challenge May 5, 2021, 9:48 am Demi Johnson, Donna MillsAMES, Iowa ‚Ai May is Mental Health Awareness Month. If a friend, neighbor or community member were experiencing mental health issues, would you be able to intervene so they could get help? If you needed help, would you know where to turn?According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one ...