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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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Here Come The Democrats!

Kirk Nelson from Altoona shared these convention pics with Blog for Iowa.  Kirk shared that for him, the convention was characterized by the presence of so many smart, capable young people determined to make their country great again.  Here are … Continue reading

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Loebsack To House Republican Leadership: Cancel August Recess

Loebsack Calls on House Republican Leaders to Follow the Senate and Cancel August Recess House has only been in session for 56 days this year Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement calling on House Speaker Paul … Continue reading

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Joe Bolkcom: Adjournment Looms “Not Pretty”

From Senator Joe Bolkcom’s newsletter: Yesterday the Senate Appropriations Committee met twice to consider seven budget bills. The GOP-led committee had less than 24 hours to review the bills, and the public had zero opportunity to offer input. Rotten process. … Continue reading

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Brenda Brink, Democrat for House District 49

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Must See Video: Tom Vilsack Keynote Address At Boone County Democracy Ball

This is an important speech by Governor Tom Vilsack where he discusses (1) how today is not unlike twenty years ago, (2) what Democratic leadership is, and (3) how Democrats win in 2018.  This speech illustrates how a mild mannered … Continue reading

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Senator Janet Petersen On Iowa Press

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Action Items For This Week To Stop As Many Bad Things As Possible

Action alert from Rob Hogg – Thanks to your help, we stopped several bad ideas this year: (1) a bill to end IPERS as we know it (SF45); (2) a bill to wipe out Iowa’s permit system for guns (SF2016); (3) … Continue reading

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Loebsack Rural Wireless Access Act Passes House

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed his legislation, the Rural Wireless Access Act. This bipartisan bill was incorporated into the larger Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Reauthorization Act, which passed the House … Continue reading

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Monopoly Money In Iowa’s Third District

Congressman David Young And Candidate Theresa Greenfield Cash Big Checks From Monsanto Winterset – According to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission, Monsanto is playing both sides in the race for Iowa’s Third District Representative. A Monsanto PAC has … Continue reading

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