Iowa Legislative & Regulatory


The 90th Iowa General Assembly reconvened Jan. 8, 2024.

MRES continuously monitors legislation that could affect electric utilities in the state of Iowa. In addition, you can find information about legislative committees, publications, who represents your utility interests and more on the Iowa General Assembly website.

2023-2024 Iowa Legislative Guide

Please note that the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities will host its Energy Conference Feb. 21-23 in Des Moines. Please consider attending. It is a great event and includes a reception with state legislators. MRES is one of the co-sponsors of the legislative reception.

For more information about legislative activity in Iowa, go to the Members Only section of the website to read the MRES Legislative Line, which breaks down bills and legislative issues for each of Missouri River's four member states — Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.


MRES regularly monitors state agencies to identify issues that might affect MRES or its municipal electric utility members. We will post more information when issues important to MRES and to our members arise.

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