Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

COVID-19 Data Projections For Iowa

UPDATE:  The following numbers have changed since this was posted. Please check the Covid19.healthdata.org site for current numbers. Covid19.healthdata.org gathers data and makes projections per state.  According to their model, Iowa is 17 days away from peak resource use on … Continue reading

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Help A Local Restaurant Get A Free Meal!

We need to get through this pandemic by supporting each other. So this week, outside of my official capacity, I started a new program that buys a meal for struggling Iowans up to $20 (3 meals per person) if they … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Is Making Iowa Squeal

November is coming. Help defeat Joni Ernst. Vote in the primary June 2nd for the Democratic challenger of your choice. Early voting starts April 23rd. Double check to make sure you are registered to vote. Send money. Volunteer. There is … Continue reading

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The Ads Are Making Themselves

And Trump is, as usual, threatening to sue. The Chosen One, our Dear Leader, who couldn’t lead his way out of a paper bag, is having his actual words and actions being used by Democrats in ads. When a leader … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Hunkering Down Edition

Wow – here it comes. Looks like the pandemic is roaring thanks in great part to a total lack of action by the Chosen One and only slightly more action by our puppet of a governor.  Our best hopes that … Continue reading

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Demand Governor Reynolds Issue a Shelter in Place Order!

In these uncertain times, Iowans need bold action from our governor.  Kim Reynolds must issue a shelter-in-place order for the safety of all Iowans. We must get ahead of this outbreak and ensure that our clinics and hospitals are not … Continue reading

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Where Did The Money Come From?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post giving my understanding of how the Republican Party (aka now the Trumpublicans) had worked for 40 years to drive the country so deeply in debt that the government could not possibly … Continue reading

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Loebsack Statement on House Passage of Third COVID-19 Response Bill

Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which is the third piece of legislation to combat the COVID-19 illness. The bipartisan legislation now heads … Continue reading

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Recap Of Iowa City Outbreak Of CORONA-19

UPDATE: Iowa City Mayor says he’s prepared to issue shelter-in-place order if Kim Reynolds won’t.  Link Follow more Coronavirus posts by Dan Shaw on Facebook I realize that some of you may not have been tracking this local Coronavirus outbreak … Continue reading

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Join J.D. Scholten For Virtual Town Hall On Covid-19

We’re in an incredibly stressful, uncertain time and in desperate need of leadership… so maybe someone should tell Steve King? Steve King voted no on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which had widespread bipartisan support. He voted no on … Continue reading

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