There’s added pressure on one lawmaker who’s striking deals to adjourn the 2000 Iowa Legislature. House Speaker Brent Siegrist spilled the beans last week during a speech — he’s supposed to be in Council Bluffs today. It’s “moving day” for the Siegrist family, which includes two young children, two cats and a dog, but Valerie Siegrist is moving into their new home, alone, without her husband’s help. Last week, Siegrist joked that his wife might want a divorce if the legislature was in session this week.
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