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Welcome Representative-Elect Kirsten Running-Marquardt

By |2009-11-25T14:01:21-05:00November 25th, 2009|Categories: Candidates 2011, Featured|

Congratulations to Kirsten Running-Marquardt who won the special election in House District 33 in Cedar Rapids' south-side last night. Unofficial results from the Linn County Auditor’s Office show her winning 78 percent to 22 percent, where she pulled in more than 1500 votes. Running-Marquardt will make sure that Iowans have better access to affordable health care [...]

Deadline for I-Jobs Stormwater Grant is Dec 1

By |2009-11-23T14:07:57-05:00November 23rd, 2009|Categories: Budget, Environment, Featured|

The DNR is still taking applications for a new grant program aimed to help improve urban water quality while also creating jobs for Iowans. Announced in September, the I-JOBS Green Urban Stormwater grant program has more than $1.4 million to help Iowa organizations design and build post-construction green urban stormwater practices. Urban green stormwater practices, such [...]

Supermarket Sweep – for Food Bank of Iowa

By |2009-11-19T09:49:59-05:00November 19th, 2009|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , |

Bipartisanship was on display when members of leadership from both parties and both chambers of the Iowa Legislature came together to raise money and awareness for the Food Bank of Iowa.   House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy represented House Democrats and due to his participation $1000 was donated to the Food Bank of Iowa to help people [...]

Hanson Officially Takes District 90 Seat

By |2009-09-22T09:31:38-05:00September 22nd, 2009|Categories: Candidates 2011, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the school where he spent 43 years teaching responsibility and respect to students, State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield took the oath of office on Monday to serve the people of District 90 in the Iowa House of Representatives. “It’s a great honor to serve as State Representative in District 90. I look forward to [...]

Iowa House Internships – 2010 Session

By |2009-09-14T14:21:05-05:00September 14th, 2009|Categories: Education, Featured, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The Iowa House of Representatives is currently accepting resumes for internships during the 2010 Legislative Session, which begins on January 11.  It's a great opportunity for college students to learn about state government and work with Democratic officials from around Iowa. Click here to apply! 

Advocates Launch Health Reform Advertising Campaign

By |2009-08-13T12:50:23-05:00August 13th, 2009|Categories: Budget, Featured, Health Care, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , |

A coalition of health care industry groups and organized labor have launched a new organization aimed at pushing for comprehensive health care reform at the federal level.   The group is called "Americans for Stable Quality Care".  You can see the first ad below: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cqQl3lZzzE&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

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