Republican Legislators Give Kim Reynolds Unprecedented Power

She who can’t be bothered to answer questions from reporters.

AFSCME Council 61: Working Iowans Will Pay The Price For Reynolds’ Power Grab

Des Moines, Iowa — AFSCME Council 61 President Rick Eilander issued the following statement after the Iowa House of Representatives passed government reorganization legislation that vastly increases the authority of Governor Kim Reynolds:

“Every Iowan and working family in this state values our democracy. We understand the need for transparent government. We want our elected leaders to be held accountable. The legislation promoted by Governor Reynolds that passed today will give her unprecedented power and give us, her constituents, less opportunity to use our voice in opposition.”

“Every Iowan should be alarmed that the legislature just gave Governor Reynolds a blank check to use political power in our state. We will continue speaking out. We will continue standing up for our members, public employees, and every working family in Iowa. And we will remind the Governor that she works for us, not the other way around.”

In Solidarity,

Melissa Speed
Political Director
AFSCME Council 61
4320 NW 2nd Street | Des Moines, IA 50313

Office: 515-246-1517 ext#605 | Cell: 515-210-8039 |

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The most important word in the language of the working class is “solidarity.”Harry Bridges

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