Posts Tagged ‘Gov. Terry Branstad’

Mar
2012
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Iowa Governor’s Attempt to Shut Down 2/3s of the State’s Unemployment Offices Ruled Unconstitutional

Iowa Governor’s Attempt to Shut Down 2/3s of the State’s Unemployment Offices Ruled Unconstitutional
Last year, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad decided to use a line item veto of Senate File 517 to redirect money away from state unemployment offices. Now, that decision has been ruled unconstitutional by the Iowa Supreme Court in a unanimous decision. The veto effectively cut the funding for 36 of the state’s 55 unemployment offices …