Tag Archives: Bob Dvorsky

Zach Wahls On Midwestern Values, Family, Community

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2018 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. Our Midwestern values instill in us what family and community is all about. Growing up with lesbian parents during the 1990s and early 2000s, … Continue reading

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Politics and Real Zach Wahls

2018 will be an amazing year for Democrats, win or lose. Even so, I’ve been slow to engage, that is, until Zach Wahls announced his campaign for State Senate District 37. First I said no politics until after the June … Continue reading

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Branstad Doesn’t Veto Medicaid Oversight

A couple of interesting items that took place Friday. Governor Branstad signed the Medicaid oversight bill Friday. Since Branstad pushed the privatization and prioritization of Iowa’s medicaid program through as if he answered to no one there was much trepidation … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums: Republicans Misdirect, Obfuscate

Not many folks take advantage of the legislative forums that are held throughout the state during the legislative session. Usually these are held on Saturdays in cities and towns around the state. Members of the legislature for the area come … Continue reading

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Hillary And The Narrative

CORALVILLE — Hillary Clinton held a town hall meeting in S.T. Morrison Park on Tuesday with more than 500 people in attendance, according to event organizers. After a brief speech, she called on audience members, taking 13 questions covering a … Continue reading

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Senator Bob Dvorsky On Education

Iowa is among the first states to create a teacher leadership system designed to boost student achievement, increase teaching expertise and raise the status of the teaching profession. Research shows a correlation between a school’s ability to keep good teachers … Continue reading

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