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Frank Feilmeyer

Frank Feilmeyer

Frank Feilmeyer lives in and has practiced law in Ames for 29 years and was a judicial law clerk for the Iowa Court of Appeals. Frank has practiced municipal law for 29 years and was the president of the Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association from 2006-2007.

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Iowa Constitution gives local leaders power over face mask policy

By: - July 21, 2020

What do an unlicensed vehicle and a face mask have in common with a Civil War era judge? The answer, I think, is that the Home Rule Amendment to the Iowa Constitution overturned that judge’s view of local governments and gave cities and counties some say over what you must do with them. In 1990, […]