Rsquo's Day Case Study

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Iowa Supreme Court orders furlough on Monday Associated Press February 16, 2009 DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court is closing all state court offices on Monday to save money during tough budget times. The decision to close the court on President’s Day means an unpaid day for about 1,600 employees at a savings of more than $335,000. Judges and magistrates are the only court employees who will work on the furlough day because their salaries are set by the Legislature and handled separately. The furlough is planned for President’s Day because it’s a federal holiday when court officials anticipate less impact on the public because other government agencies also are closed. Gov. Chet Culver has ordered a 1.5 percent across-the-board cut to trim spending by $90 million for the current fiscal year. The article states that do to the recession, the Iowa Supreme Court is closing state courts for a day. The closing will help them save some money in theses tough times. Nearly 2,000 employees will be unpaid, saving them nearly $350,000.…show more content…
He is the second AG candidate to open a campaign allowing him to raise and spend money. The Republican and Democratic candidates will be selected next year. Mike Bishop is 40-years old and was a lawyer before going into state House in 1998 and Senate in 2002. He will not be challenged by Republican Attorney General Mike Cox, who cant run again because of term
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