Category Archives: Iowa legislature 2021

Extreme 16: Voter Suppression Bill Crushes Competition As Number 1 Seed

A really inventive way from the folks at Progress Iowa    https://progressiowa.org  to illustrate how the Republican dominated legislature in Iowa is screwing over Iowa citizens:   Attacks on working families, women, LGBTQ Iowans, and institutionalizing racism round out this … Continue reading

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Coming to a Frontline Worker Near You:

Caps on the Value of Their Lives “These are the frontline workers who keep America moving – who keep Iowa productive.” – New Accountable Iowa Video.  Imagine for a moment this terrible nightmare: A police officer is directing traffic at … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Be Next?

In my formative years I was an avid reader of the Des Moines Register’s Donald Kaul. His column ran on the editorial page of the paper three times a week. When football was no longer being played and the corn … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums – Today And Next Month

After last week’s show of power by Iowa’s Republican legislators there are probably lots of citizens who are feeling they have something to say to their legislator.  These are zoom meetings. Click on the link and it will take you … Continue reading

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Change My Pants?

During the first few weeks of the legislative session, House Democrats have repeatedly called on Republicans to follow the advice of public health officials and require that legislators, staff, and visitors wear masks in the State Capitol  to help stop … Continue reading

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