Category Archives: Iowa Democrats

2018 Iowa Legislature In Review

Spirit of Citizenship 2018 2018 Legislature in Review By State Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids Find bills at http://www.legis.iowa.gov More Damage to Iowa’s Working Families, Health Care, Women’s Health, Seniors, Students, Public Safety, and Natural Resources After the devastation … Continue reading

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Join Rob Hogg For Fundraisers in Des Moines (June 19) and Cedar Rapids (June 21), Plus Events in Corning, Fort Dodge, West Des Moines, and Hiawatha

Fundraisers in Des Moines (June 19) and Cedar Rapids (June 21), Plus Events in Corning (June 15), Fort Dodge (June 17), West Des Moines (June 20), and Hiawatha (June 24) Join Liz Bennett, Art Staed, & me for our “Summer Solstice … Continue reading

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Step One In Retiring Reynolds Is In Process

  In case you hadn’t heard early voting is going on prior to the June 5th primary. This is step one in repealing and replacing the Reynolds regime that continued and even accelerated the Branstad policy of turning Iowa into … Continue reading

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We Have Some Great Candidates For Governor!

  Video starts around 22 minutes in and lasts about 1.5 hours. Be sure to turn up the sound in the lower right corner The West Liberty Rotary and LULAC Council 310 of West Liberty sponsored a gubernatorial forum for … Continue reading

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If You Think You Are Making a Difference in Iowa, You Are Right!

Ahhh!  Remember the “good ol’ days” when Howard Dean set off an explosion of Deaniac fervor in 2003? Democracy for Iowa gave birth to Blog for Iowa, as we joined the cause, in Deaniac style, along with several other non-Dean … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Medicaid Is So Screwed Up

Iowa’s Medicaid system has been going downhill since the day former Iowa Emperor Branstad declared that private companies would be allowed to start pecking slowly at the body in an effort to kill it. He said this would save it. … Continue reading

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For Final Summer of Citizenship Weekend, “Join In” at 3rd District workshop in Atlantic or Join Me for Events in Webster City, Lohrville, Steamboat Rock & Grinnell

Coming off Phil Miller’s big special election win in Iowa House District 82 in southeast Iowa, there is still time to join in, reach out, and speak up over the final weekend of the Summer of Citizenship.  Iowa’s Third Congressional … Continue reading

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Iowa House Candidate Dr. Phil Miller Requests Drought Emergency Declaration For Local Farmers

DR. PHIL MILLER REQUESTS DROUGHT EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR LOCAL FARMERS FROM USDA Jefferson County, Iowa — Iowa House candidate Dr. Phil Miller of Jefferson County today called on US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to declare a disaster emergency in Davis, … Continue reading

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Republicans Shell The Democratic Party

“The objective is to destroy the coherence of the enemy’s defense, to fragment and isolate enemy units in the zone of attack, and to secure operationally decisive objectives.” U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-09.22 The political battlefield changed during the … Continue reading

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Into The Wilderness, Will Iowa Democrats Find Their Way?

The Iowa Democratic Party has its work cut out between now and the 2020 presidential election. About 75 people gathered Tuesday night at the Coralville Public Library to air grievances, express hopes, make observations and promote causes to party representatives. … Continue reading

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