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Gov. Branstad appoints Mark Ray Lawson Seventh Judicial Circuit Judge PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Office of the Governor of Iowa   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:36

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today appointed Mark Ray Lawson Seventh Judicial Circuit Judge.

Lawson, of Bellevue, earned his law degree from Drake University and is currently working in private practice and as Magistrate for Jackson County.

The Seventh Judicial Circuit includes Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott counties. 

Lawson fills the vacancy left by Judge Pelton.

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Iowa Supreme Court Opinions January 4, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Iowa Judical Branch   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:20
Notice: The opinions posted on this site are slip opinions only. Under the Rules of Appellate Procedure a party has a limited number of days to request a rehearing after the filing of an opinion. Also, all slip opinions are subject to modification or correction by the court. Therefore, opinions on this site are not to be considered the final decisions of the court. The official published opinions of the Iowa Supreme Court are those published in the North Western Reporter published by West Group.

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No. 12–0158

IN THE MATTER OF B.B., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired, B.B.

No. 12–0608

IN THE INTEREST OF A.K., Minor Child A.K., Minor Child

 
Statement from Governor Pat Quinn on U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s Return to Capitol Hill Today PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Leslie Wertheimer   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:09

SPRINGFIELD – January 3, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today issued the following statement regarding U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s return to Capitol Hill after suffering a major stroke early last year:

“I want to join in welcoming Senator Mark Kirk back to the United States Senate. Each step that he takes is an inspiration to us all.

“Senator Kirk turned a life-changing health challenge into an opportunity to help others, devoting his efforts to support those who have also suffered a stroke. His dedication during his own recovery is a mark of his character.

“Senator Kirk, all of us in Illinois are proud of you.”

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Statement by Congressman Loebsack on the Beginning of the 113th Congress PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Vonnie Hampel   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:08

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after being sworn in at the beginning of the 113th Congress.

“I am honored to have been given the opportunity to continue to serve the great people of Iowa’s Second District.

“As we begin the 113th Congress, we have many issues that must be addressed, and none is more important than boosting the economy and setting our country on a sustainable path.  To do this, we have to work to create jobs and bolster middle class and working families.  We have to resolve our long-term deficit and debt problem, but it cannot be done on the backs of seniors, the middle-class, and hard working families.  I truly believe that our best days are in front of us and with hard work and commonsense, we will be able to move our great country forward.

“I look forward to continuing to serve the people of the Second District and be their voice.”

Loebsack will have two District offices, in Iowa City and Davenport, and will remain in the same office in Washington.  He also has staff based in Burlington and Albia.

Iowa City District Office

125 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 319-351-0789

Toll Free: 1-800-914-4692

 

Davenport District Office

209 W. 4th St., #104

Davenport, IA 52801

 

Washington, D.C.

1527 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

Phone: 202-225-6576

 

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Iowa Supreme Court Requests for Further Review PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Iowa Judical Branch   
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 15:30


 

FURTHER REVIEW RESULTS

December 13, 2012

DENIED:

 

NUMBER

COUNTY

CASE NAME

 

 

 

11–0692

Polk

Knop v. State

11–0971

Polk

State v. Pate

11–1287

Dubuque

Horsfield Constr. v. City of Dyersville

11–1451

Scott

Dunlap v. Action Warehouse

11–1490

Scott

Mel Foster Co. v. Moday Realty

11–1528

Polk

State v. Triplett

11–1552

Dallas

Clarke Cnty. State Bank v. Reel

11–1605

Story

State v. McCurdy

11–1694

Story

Tyerman v. State

11–1845

Polk

Verizon Bus. v. McKenzie

11–1985

Shelby

In re Marriage of Hopp

12–0176

Dubuque

Estate of Brehm v. Dubuque CSD

12–0507

Tama

Alvarez v. Gonzalez

12–1303

Howard

In re A.K.

 

 

 

GRANTED:

 

NUMBER

COUNTY

CASE NAME

 

 

 

11–1501

Davis

MC Holdings v. Davis Cnty. Bd. of Review

11–1544

Van Buren

Keo Rental v. Bd. of Review

11–2100

Dubuque

Dorshkind v. Oak Park Place

12–0344

Polk

Watson v. DOT

 
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