Tag Archives: Iowa Legislature

Simple And Easy Change Or Voter Suppression?

As chair of the Iowa House State Government Committee, Representative Bobby Kaufmann was quick to get out into the newspapers in his district to explain the last minute dealings regarding voting process as the second session of the 88th Iowa … Continue reading

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Flipping The Iowa House Is A Team Sport

After winning the June 2 primary election in Iowa House District 85, Christina Bohannan got straight to work raising campaign funds. Not for herself, but for other house candidates who might use the help. She kicked off a fundraising campaign … Continue reading

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Sign Up For Legislative Website Training

facebook.com/iowahousedemocrats/ Excited to offer Legislative website training again! Have you ever wondered how to track a bill through the legislative process, find contact information for your legislators, research who sits on which committees and other information? Sign up to attend … Continue reading

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Can Educationism Solve Anything?

Blaming the woes of society on our K-12 education system is a habit I need to break. In the post below the target was a failure to teach children about their responsibilities when signing student loan papers. A high school … Continue reading

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Republicans Must Go

And now a word from the Iowa Senate Democrats

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Preparing For Fall Campaigns – Kevin Kinney

The last week of August signals the end of summer. As school begins and the season wraps into the Labor Day weekend, political campaigns retool for a push to close the deal with the electorate. Maybe readers didn’t know negotiations … Continue reading

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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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Republicans Are Bad At Law Making

Last Friday the Iowa Supreme Court overturned the 2017 law requiring a 72-hour waiting period before a woman could have an abortion. Here’s the money quote from Chief Justice Mark Cady, writing for the majority: “The state’s capacity to legislate … Continue reading

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Iowa Statehouse News

August 30, 2017 Apple Awarded $213 Million Apple Inc, the most profitable company in the world, was awarded $213 million from Governor Kim Reynolds and local officials to build a new data center in Waukee that will create 50 jobs. … Continue reading

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More Medicaid Listening Posts Scheduled

senate.iowa.gov/democrats Senate Democrats are holding listening posts to hear what you have to say about Medicaid privatization. Here are the listening posts that have been scheduled so far Sigourney with Senators Kinney and Bolkcom: Monday, November 2, 3 p.m. to … Continue reading

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