The state legislature is looking at change with 23 new faces joining the body in January 2017. Republicans will now hold a 29-21-1 majority in the senate, assuming Democrats will win the special election for the seat vacated by the passing of Senator Joe Seng. Republicans in the Iowa House expanded their majority to 59-41.
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Bar Foundation offers Alaskan Cruise in raffle
The Iowa State Bar Foundation has announced a raffle for a trip for two on an Alaskan Cruise July 21-28. There are 200 tickets available for the raffle, at $50 each, that are available at the bar office and upcoming bar events until they are all sold. The cruise begins and ends in Seattle, with airfare included in the raffle package.