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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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Nate Boulton Attempts To Get Answers From Obtuse Republican About Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Bill

 Senator Nate Boulton frames the issue as an attack on the constitutionally protected right to privacy and an attack on women. “We are walking into a world where this legislation attaches criminal liability to doctors and nurses… you are creating … Continue reading

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Senate Democrats Release 2018 End Of Session Report

2018 End-of-Session Report The Democratic plan for 2018 calls for Putting Iowans First Investing in public schools & preventing more school closures Keeping job training & college affordable for all Iowans Making child care more affordable for working parents & … Continue reading

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Senator Janet Petersen On Iowa Press

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April Town Halls And Legislative Forums

Attend a forum or a coffee. Ask questions. Ask follow-up questions. Get video. See you there! http://www.infonetiowa.org/calendar/events/  04/13/2018 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Legislative Coffee – Lenox 04/13/2018 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Legislative Forum – Bettendorf 04/14/2018 8:00 AM … Continue reading

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Video: Rep. Bobby Kaufmann “Incredibly Insulted” That Women Want The Right To Choose

Republicans have no problem portraying themselves as the victims even when a policy has no particular effect on them.  Here’s an example of their twisted logic, specifically Bobby Kaufmann expressing indignation that women want to be the ones to choose … Continue reading

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Video: Scott County Legislative Forum

Thanks to Molly Regan, 1st Vice Chair, Scott County Democrats, for sending these videos along for posting.  Parts 2-4 are available at Scott County Democrats YouTube channel. Everyone should be getting video at your forums whenever possible.  

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Iowa Becomes Third World Country As GOP Pushes Forced Pregnancy Bill

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Rob Hogg: Iowa Water Quality A “Serious Challenge”

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2018/01/01/iowa-needs-real-action-water-solutions-not-gop-facade/ Iowa needs real action for water solutions, not GOP facade Rob Hogg, Iowa View contributor These are not normal times, with real concerns about interference in our elections by a hostile foreign power, powerful voices seeking to legitimize sexist, … Continue reading

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