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Rep. John Forbes Appointed as Ranking Member of Health and Human Services Budget

By |2019-09-09T14:02:17-05:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard announced today the appointment of State Representative John Forbes of Urbandale as the Ranking Member on the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. Representative Forbes will be replacing former Representative Lisa Heddens, who resigned earlier this summer. “I look forward to this new leadership role and working with my colleagues across [...]

New Ames Representative Ross Wilburn Sworn in to Iowa House

By |2019-09-06T13:17:46-05:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

Ross Wilburn of Ames was officially sworn in to the Iowa House of Representatives by fellow Ames State Representative Beth Wessel-Kroeschell on Friday afternoon in a special ceremony at the State Capitol. “I’m honored and humbled to be the next State Representative from Story County.  I’ve spent the last two months knocking doors and listening to [...]

Ross Wilburn Wins Special Election in Story County

By |2019-08-07T09:28:29-05:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

Ross Wilburn of Ames won election to the Iowa House of Representatives on Tuesday night in Story County. The special election was called after former State Representative Lisa Heddens of Ames resigned to take a seat on the Story County Board of Supervisors in June. “I’m honored and humbled to be the next State Representative from [...]

High School Students Encouraged to Serve as Iowa Legislative Pages

By |2019-08-09T10:09:44-05:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

The Iowa Legislature is looking for high school students to learn more about the legislative process by applying to serve as a Legislative Page in the Iowa House of Representatives for the 2020 legislative session. Legislative Pages provide invaluable assistance to representatives and staff by running errands, delivering messages, and distributing bills and amendments.  Pages will [...]

House Democrats Call for Immediate Oversight Hearing on Foxhoven Illegal Action Claim

By |2019-07-22T10:45:22-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

Des Moines, IA -- State Representative Ruth Ann Gaines, Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee submitted a formal letter to the House Oversight Committee to open an investigation into the forced resignation of former Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven and questions of illegal action. “It's the constitutional duty of the Iowa Legislature to [...]

Next Steps in the Fight for Iowa Medical Cannabis Reforms

By |2019-07-01T10:07:34-05:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program say they will keep fighting for reforms overwhelmingly vetoed by Governor Reynolds. “Representative Forbes and I called on our colleagues to join us in calling for a special session to overturn Governor Reynold misguided veto of modest improvements to Iowa medical cannabis program,” said [...]

Ross Wilburn Wins Democratic Nomination for Special Election in Ames

By |2019-07-02T14:24:06-05:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Recent News|

Ross Wilburn was selected by local Democrats today to be the Democratic nominee for State Representative in the special election set for Tuesday, August 6 in Story County.  The special election was called after former State Representative Lisa Heddens of Ames resigned to take a seat on the Story County Board of Supervisors. “I’m honored to [...]

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