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Iowa Republicans Move Bills To Curb Absentee Voting, Protect Businesses From Coronavirus Lawsuits

John Pemble
The Legislature was back in session last week for the first time since mid-March. A number of bills advanced late Friday night.

 The Iowa Legislature picked things back up on Wednesday last week after leaders put the session on hold in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers are not meeting publicly Monday but the House and Senate moved bills forward in the House and Senate Friday night.


Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.
Katarina Sostaric is IPR's State Government Reporter