Oil pipelines! U.S. Senator Joni Ernst says she is “thrilled” with Donald Trump’s action to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Well, good for her. Looks like Iowa sent her to Washington to represent herself.
Weekly Action Item
Please call Senator Ernst (202-224-3254) and Senator Grassley (202-224-3744) to say NO to the NRA and support sensible gun control legislation.
One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) advocacy organization, will host its 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in both central and eastern Iowa in October. Learn more at OneIowa.org.
One Iowa – Eastern Iowa Summit:
Thursday, October 26
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kirkwood Regional Center at University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
Registration link with tentative agenda
Council Bluffs, Tuesday, October 17, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – This is a fundraising event for the Iowa Senate Democrats’ “Senate Majority Fund” at Barley’s Bar and Grill, 114 W. Broadway. I will be joined by former Senator Mike Gronstal and State Rep. Charlie McConkey. For details, visit:
Des Moines, Saturday, October 21, noon – This is a fundraising event for the Iowa Senate Democrats’ “Senate Majority Fund” with former Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander at the Rooftop, 525 E. Grand Ave. 2nd floor. For details, visit:
Iowa City, Saturday, October 21, 3:30 p.m. – Fundraising event for Senator Joe Bolkcom and Senator Bob Dvorsky with Jason Kander at Van B’s Brew, 505 E. Washington St. For details, visit:
Marion, Saturday October 21, 5:00 p.m. – Linn County Democrats’ “Hall of Fame” Banquet. Keynote speaker is Jason Kander. Longbranch Hotel, 90 Twixt Town Road, Marion. For details, or to buy tickets, visit:
Cedar Rapids, Monday, October 23, 7:00 p.m. – State Rep. Liz Bennett and I will be hosting a social hour at the Iowa Brewing Co., 708 3rd St. SE. For details, visit:
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