Tag Archives: Iowa Senate Democrats

Dem Leaders Display Positive Attitude On Opening Day

Watch House Democratic Leader Jennifer Konfrst’s opening statement at the start of the Iowa legislative session.  “My charge to you and to us is to use this new house of representatives as an opportunity to set politics aside and do … Continue reading

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Iowa Dems Pledge To Fight GOP Extremism

Sarah Trone Garriott defeating extremist Jake Chapman was one of the bright spots of the November election. Iowa State Sen. Sarah Trone Garriott released the following statement regarding the district court ruling on Republican attempts to restrict abortion access in … Continue reading

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Tell Republicans To Fix Iowa’s “Worst in the Nation” Child Sex Abuse Laws

Action alert from Iowa Senate Dems:  Child sex abuse victims lose the right to confront their abuser faster in Iowa than in any other state. Sign the petition to fix Iowa’s failing child sex abuse laws. And then tell Iowa … Continue reading

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“Big Change” Is Coming To Iowa Public Schools

Posted on Iowa Senate Democrats FB page: From Randy Evans in the Carroll Times Herald: “This is one of those times when people who have little appetite for politics need to pay attention — because a big change is coming … Continue reading

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Iowa Millionaires The Big Tax Cut Winners Over Middle Class

Iowa Senate Democrats on FB: Sen. Pam Jochum of Dubuque was on Iowa Press this weekend, pointing out that the math doesn’t add up for hard-working Iowans Iowa’s 3,400 millionaires will see on average about $62,000 a year cut in … Continue reading

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Iowa Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Ukraine

Iowa Senate Democrats Wednesday the Iowa Senate unanimously approved the following resolution in support of Ukraine: SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 105 A Resolution reaffirming Iowa’s commitment to its relationship with the Ukrainian people and supporting Ukraine’s efforts to remain an independent … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Lead Pipes Will Be Replaced Thanks To President Biden And Democrats

Follow Iowa Senate Dems on Facebook Iowa Senate Democrats President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure bill is sending Iowa $638 million dollars to replace ALL our state’s lead pipes and make other water infrastructure improvements. “There is no safe level of … Continue reading

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Zach Wahls On Message On Iowa Press

Enjoy watching Iowa Senate Minority Leader Zach Wahls  drive home the Democratic message on this episode of Iowa Press. This week, other than Erin Murphy seeming inordinately concerned with some alleged unnamed parents who supposedly “are still upset” because they … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Have Given Up On Democracy And Public Schools

Democrats are proposing a $300 million dollar investment in public education. Kim Reynolds and Republicans are proposing a $300 million dollar corporate tax give away. Any questions, Iowa? “Since Republicans took over the governorship and house in 2011 over 134 … Continue reading

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Zach Wahls On Legislature’s #1 Problem

Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls (12/9/21) “The biggest challenge facing the Iowa Legislature’s 2022 session is the Kim Reynolds Workforce Crisis. “In Iowa manufacturing, health care, education, our service industries…everywhere across our state there just aren’t enough workers… “During the … Continue reading

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