Tag Archives: Iowa legislative session 2015

Hogg: Education The Biggest Difference Between The Parties

From the Hogg Report: Today, I had a guest column appear in the Des Moines Register explaining that education is at the heart of the legislative stalemate and overtime session. You can review it at this web site: desmoinesregister.com/iowa-view The … Continue reading

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Eminent Doman Bill SF 506 Moves To Full Senate

senate.iowa.gov/democrats Reforming the use of eminent domain in Iowa The Senate Government Oversight Committee has approved legislation that would curtail the use of eminent domain for certain energy projects proposed by private companies in Iowa. Eminent domain is the right … Continue reading

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Bolkcom Shames Shameless Iowa GOP

senate.iowa.gov/democrats House Leadership has “moral obligation” to allow vote on medical cannabis Prepared remarks by Senator Joe Bolkcom given during floor debate today I heard today that the Iowa House won’t be back at the statehouse, ready to debate until … Continue reading

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Calling All Pipeline Fighters For Urgent Action Tuesday

A note from Ed Fallon: Dear Friends – I spoke with State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann today on my talk show and he announced big news on the Eminent Domain Bill: Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28th at 12:00 noon in Room 22 … Continue reading

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Safe At Home: A Bill To Protect Victims Of Domestic Violence


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Rep. Ourth: Lawmakers Are Breaking The Law

“No one should be getting fired because we aren’t abiding by the laws of this state.”  

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Why Is Governor Branstad Dismantling Medicaid?

From the newsletter of Senator Bolkcom (D) – Iowa City BRANSTAD HEADLONG RUSH TO PRIVATIZE MEDICAID Medicaid provides health coverage to just over a half million of the most vulnerable people in our state, including seniors, families and children, pregnant … Continue reading

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Davenport Community Draws Line In Sand For Its Schools

The Davenport superintendent is showing courage and leadership through civil disobedience, taking a stand against those who are attempting to dismantle public education, namely Republicans and the Branstad administration.  The real crime is what the Republicans are doing. “As you … Continue reading

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Iowa Pipeline Walk: Day 10

Please follow Ed Fallon’s walk across Iowa along the route of the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline.  Go to http://fallonforum.com/pipeline-walk/  You can also follow on Facebook or get e-mail updates. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – Keomah Village, Iowa by Ed Fallon … Continue reading

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Students Deliver 7,000+ Signatures To Governor Branstad

senate.iowa.gov/democrats On February 18th, 2015, nursing students from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, escorted by State Senator Rich Taylor, delivered a petition with over 7,000 signatures to Governor Terry Branstad’s office, asking the Governor not to close the Mount … Continue reading

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