The fat lady has sung

The 2009 session of the Iowa General Assembly has concluded.  The "final day" (days #103 & #104) started at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2009 and concluded Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 5:56 a.m.

Around five o'clock, the House took final action on two bills and House leaders released their hold on two others, sending the batch over to the Senate. Then, the House adjourned at 5:04 a.m.    After the paperwork transfers were complete, the senate took final action on a handful of bills and adjourned for the year at 5:56 a.m.

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About O.Kay Henderson

O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.


  1. I spoke with one legislator at 2:30 am Saturday who said “my mind and my mouth and every part of my body had shut down”.
    I can’t imagine anyone there even knew what they were voting for during those last two days. Congratulations Iowa!