Tag Archives: Iowa House

Guns Don’t Shoot People, People Shoot People

They just use guns to do the shooting with. So the Iowa House says let’s give guns to kids. Last Sunday morning we awoke to news of yet another mass murder in the United States. Kalamazoo, Michigan 6 killed many … Continue reading

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ALEC Chosen As Iowa’s New House Speaker

Oops – that is, former ALEC chair Linda Upmeyer chosen as new Iowa House Speaker. But they are pretty much interchangeable.  She and ALEC founding father Terry Branstad will make a formidable team that will work hard for corporations, privatization … Continue reading

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Iowa House Candidates Forum Held At Coralville Public Library

Blog for Iowa and about seventy-five people attended a candidate forum Monday with Dick Schwab and Bobby Kaufmann (HD73) and Sally Stutsman and Steve Sherman (HD77) at the Coralville Public Library. Civility was on hand but at the end of … Continue reading

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How To Use A Freedom Of Information Request To Expose ALEC

politicususa.com/alec-foi-request/ Democracy lovers, below is an article that lays out how to do a FOI request to expose legislators who belong to ALEC.  We already know that in Iowa, all House members’ ALEC dues are paid automatically at taxpayer expense.  … Continue reading

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