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Pandemic Shows How Important Unions Are

AFT Leader Randi Weingarten discusses reopening schools: (6.5 minutes) Thursday we got this email from the Abby Finkenauer campaign: I’m Ken Sagar, retired president of the Iowa Federation of Labor. But today I’m not here to give you an update … Continue reading

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Teacher At MSD Teaches Students To Challenge Special Interests

    Much of the nation has been overwhelmed by the composure and courage of the students from Marjory Steadman Douglas High School. The courage they have shown in the face of the usual intimidating practices of NRA politicians and … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Versus Iowa Teachers

Monday morning I was half listening to Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition when I heard Iowa news reporter Joyce Russell tell a short story on the annual standoff on public school funding in Iowa. The story was an interview with … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

This fall, I will be working with 10 of my fellow legislators on the Medical Malpractice Study Committee. We will study current standards and potential options in medical malpractice actions, including the number of expert witnesses that may be called. I … Continue reading

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