Category Archives: Rob Hogg

Branstad, Reynolds, Hogg And Jobs

Remember the bogus numbers the Branstad administration would put out monthly on job creation? Branstad had set a goal of 200.000 jobs in 5 years which was a very lofty goal. Knowing that that would be one number that his … Continue reading

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Summer Of Citizenship Continues

Reminder the Summer of Citizenship headed up by Iowa State Sen. Robb Hogg is just hitting its stride. Below is is the remaining schedule. Today is the 2nd district workshop and Hall of Fame Dinner in Ottumwa. There are then … Continue reading

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Real Consequences Of Legislative Cuts To Services For Survivors

Email from Rob Hogg: Last night, I appeared at an event with Senator Kevin Kinney (D-Oxford), who shared with the audience his disappointment about the deep cuts (26 percent or $1.7 million) to state services for survivors of sexual assault … Continue reading

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Reminder: ‘Summer of Citizenship’ Begins Today In Boone

A reminder from a posting here in blogforiowa Wednesday. The “Summer of Citizenship” Begins Saturday, June 3, at the “Picnic for the People” in Boone Welcome to the “Summer of Citizenship,” a campaign to encourage and empower Iowans to reach … Continue reading

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Hogg: We Need A Renewed Spirit of Citizenship In Iowa

A word from Senate Democrats Leader Rob Hogg With the conclusion of the awful 2017 legislative session, my attention is turning toward raising money, recruiting candidates, and helping Iowans get organized for the biggest political comeback in Iowa’s history in … Continue reading

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Robb Hogg: Stand Up For Iowa Workers!

Today, I am writing to ask you to help speak up over the next five days for our public workers – teachers, firefighters, police, correctional officers, human service social workers, sanitation workers, snow plow operators, and many others – who … Continue reading

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Board Of Regents Mess Typical For Branstad Administration

For the second time in two years one of Iowa’s major universities is looking for a new president. After last year’s fiasco in the hiring of businessman Bruce Herrald to head the University of Iowa three Democratic state senators have … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On A Hot Weekend

Too hot to work too hard today: – Congratulations to Patty Judge on her nomination to defeat Chuck Grassley this fall. Judge has always outperformed expectations. Let’s hope she can do it one more time. Grassley, you have obstructed your … Continue reading

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Getting Serious – Iowa Primary Next Week

One more reminder that the Iowa primary is next Tuesday, June 7th from 7AM to 9PM. The big draw for democratic primary voters across the state this year is the opportunity to choose an opponent for Chuck Grassley for this … Continue reading

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Early Voting For Primaries Started April 28th

We are reminded by the Robb Hogg campaign that early voting for the June 7th primary began last Thursday. The biggest and most important choice this year is picking out a candidate to oppose the quite vulnerable Senator Grassley. Depending … Continue reading

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