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Newsletter: Issue 2022 Volume 19 | May 27, 2022

The 2022 Legislative session ended early Wednesday morning of this week, more than a month behind schedule. Iowa’s Community Colleges continue to see strong, bipartisan support in both chambers and we were able to achieve many of our priorities. Thank you to everyone who helped us achieve success for our...
Allocation of the Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Based on HF868 College General Aid Adult Literacy for Workforce Workforce Training & Economic Development PACE Gap Tuition Assistance Northeast Iowa (01) 10,901,112 191,438 631,763 233,637 98,603 North Iowa Area (02) 10,991,320 193,746 544,997 230,281 99,792 Iowa Lakes (03) 10,128,121 179,136 434,169 208,355...
Several of our member Colleges were selected for submission for Community Project Funding from Iowa’s Congressional Delegation this year. Congratulations to these Colleges and thank you to Reps. Hinson and Axne. Rep. Axne Project Name: DMACC Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training Program Amount: $339,000 The DMACC Transportation Institute offers a...
The U.S. House and Senate have two legislative proposals for consideration in the "Conference Committee" legislative process. One is the House-passed COMPETES Act that includes a provision to extend Pell Grant eligibility to shorter term workforce training programs. Iowa's Community Colleges have long supported short term Pell, and we want...
June Trustee Education: College and Career Transition Counselor Initiative The Iowa College and Career Transition Counselor (CCTC) Initiative allows for Community Colleges and high schools to share positions that help students in exploring college career options and preparing for careers with necessary training and education. CCTC counselors will spend time...
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Bill List as of May 25, 2022 Category Bill # Bill Explanation Comments SENT TO THE GOVENOR. Appropriations HF2564 Economic Development 3/24 Passed House, yeas 74, nays 18. 5/23 Senate introduces Amendment S-5151. Passed Senate, yeas 31, nays 14. 5/24 House concurred in Senate amendment. Passed House, yeas 56, nays...
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