Tag Archives: Iowa legislature 2021

Senate Minority Leader Zach Wahls On Iowa Press

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Statehouse Blue Alert LIVE: Iowa House Democrats

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Iowa Republicans To Impose Anti-Democratic Burdensome Regulations On Voting

While Iowa Republicans are busy embarrassing themselves in the legislature, a dark shadow may be looming over their anti-democratic plans. brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/voting-laws-roundup-january-2021 “other state lawmakers are seizing on an energized electorate and persistent interest in democracy reform (which is likewise reflected … Continue reading

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Why We Need HF 402 Expanded Direct Care Worker Registry

HF402, the expansion of the Direct Care Worker Registry bill, is on the House Human Resource Committee meeting agenda for TODAY, Tuesday Feb 23 at 1:00 p.m. Please submit your comments on how the care registry would be beneficial and … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans De-fund Public Schools Again

Senator Herman Quirmbach of Ames responds to Republican claims that they have not repeatedly CUT state support for Iowa K12 schools. The truth? State support under Republican leadership has repeatedly failed to keep up with inflation, hurting both students and … Continue reading

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Why Do Iowa Republicans Want To Destroy Our Universities?

There is a bill making its way through the legislature that would be very bad for Iowa’s universities.Why would the Iowa legislature want to harm Iowa’s universities? It is self evident why Republicans would want voters to lack education and … Continue reading

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Matt Tapscott Iowa Senate District 28

Last spring a most interesting move took place. Incumbent Iowa state senator Michael Breitbach announced his retirement. District 28 is in Iowa’s very northeast corner, bordering both Minnesota and Wisconsin. While many might think the district is rural and therefore … Continue reading

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Sarah Trone Garriott, Iowa Senate District 22

With the exodus of voters from the Republican Party in the suburbs it looks like another suburban area of Des Moines may be a bit closer than expected this vote. Iowa Senate District 22 is in the western Des Moines … Continue reading

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An Unusual Senate Candidate In Western Iowa

C.J. Peterson of Breda in Iowa Senate District 6 breaks the mold. One thing about the Democratic Party in recent years, our candidates are more and more reflecting the diversity of the nation as a whole. As we do that … Continue reading

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