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Where and How to Get Legislative Information
Legislative Services Agency (LSA)
The mission of the LSA is to provide nonpartisan information on the Iowa General Assembly.
THE LSA is a primary contact for information concerning the Iowa General Assembly. Location/mailing address of the LSA: The Legislative Service Agency is located on the ground floor of the Iowa State Capitol (Room 16) at the foot of the east stairs. Legislative Information Office, Iowa State Capitol, Room 16, East 9th and Grand, Des Moines, IA 50319.
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri (Extended hours when the Iowa Legislature is in session.)
To Reach a Legislator During the Legislative Session
Location/mailing address: Iowa Senate or Iowa House of Representatives, Iowa State Capitol, East 9th and Grand, 2nd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319. To reach your legislators when the Legislature is not in session, contact them at their home addresses and telephone numbers.
The Iowa Senate Switchboard: 515.281.3371, TTY accessibility: 515.281.3789
The Iowa House of Representatives Switchboard: 515.281.3221, TTY accessibility: 515.281.8455
Computer Access to Legislation/Internet Access/Home Page
Web site address: www.legis.iowa.gov
Web site support: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Legislative Computer Services Division, Lucas State Office Building, Ground Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone number: 515.281.3366
Tours of the Capitol
General building tours, dome tours, educational and special tours. (Pre-scheduling is preferred.)
Capitol Tour Desk, Iowa State Capitol, ground floor, Des Moines, IA 50319
Tour Guide hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am - 3pm
Phone Number: 515.281.5591 to schedule tours of the Iowa State Capitol
Capitol hours: Mon-Fri, 8am - 4:30pm, Sat-Sun, Holidays, 8am - 4pm
Additional Website Links
League of Women Voters of Iowa: Non partisan legislative information and election information is reported. Also inquire about LWV legislative issues and local chapter information on their website www.lwvia.org.
LWV of Iowa, PO Box 93775, Des Moines, Iowa 50393-3775. 515.777.9739
Iowa Government - Links: www.iowa.gov
Other State Government - Links: www.statelocalgov.net
Woodbury County Government - Links: www.woodburyiowa.com
American Association of Community Colleges' Government - Links: www.aacc.nche.edu
National Higher Education Associations - Links: www.whes.org
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