Category Archives: Iowa legislature 2019

Courts Becoming Republican Power Centers

Thanks to a case decided by the Iowa Supreme Court and a couple of cases on the docket for decisions this month for the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the US)  we can see why Republicans have put so much emphasis … Continue reading

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Last Batch Of Forums This Week

Thanks to those who attended the forums and asked questions to hold Iowa’s lawmakers to account for their votes. If you haven’t heard, Iowa’s lawmakers Republican lawmakers have done their best to become the next Wisconsin or Kansas while making … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums As The Session Wanes

Muscatine legislative forum April 6th, 2019.  (85 minutes): As we come up on the end of April, we are also coming up on the end of the legislative session and thus the forums. The target date for ending the session … Continue reading

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Forums And Issues

If I recall correctly, the Iowa legislature tries to adjourn by the end of April. With the lock Republicans have on government, it is doubtful they will run into any snags. They can pass anything and Reynolds will sign it … Continue reading

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Forums As The End Of The Session Approaches Plus Issues

Voter Suppression, Huge Judicial Appointment Process changes still in the mix. Once again we access infonetone.org    for the weekly list of forums. As usual the list is by date and time. When you find a forum you wish to … Continue reading

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Tragedy Never Ends With Gun Deaths

Toward the end of last week and the beginning of this week America was saddened once again when two of the most horrific mass killings in our history wrote yet another chapter. As New Zealand was dealing very forcefully with … Continue reading

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Solar Fees And Iowa Utility Board Rate Hike Hearing

From Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt: Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have finally made it through winter and as of March 20th, it’s officially Spring! Cold weather, however, can rear its ugly head at any time, sort of like the steady stream … Continue reading

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Get Thee To A Forum!

Here is a sample of a forum from Muscatine earlier this year (45 minutes) Just forums to remind you about this week. The legislature is gliding toward a finish. Republicans are dead set on doing what they can to turn … Continue reading

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Forums, Loebsack Tour, Issues

Congress member Dave Loebsack continues his Saturday tours of Iowa’s second district today: Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will be continuing his Coffee with your Congressman tour with stops in Wapello, Burlington, Ft. Madison and … Continue reading

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Meanwhile In Des Moines Citizens Get Screwed

Republicans tell university students: Come live in Iowa’s university cities, but you don’t get to vote there. Who can be surprised that Republicans in the Iowa legislature passed a bill out of committee that would restrict university students from voting … Continue reading

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