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Republican 600 Page Bill 'Irresponsable', Dems Call for Public Input & Review

Republican 600 Page Bill 'Irresponsable', Dems Call for Public Input & Review

House Democrats called for a public hearing today to give Iowans time to read the 600 page Republican budget bill. “This bill is the largest in Iowa history, spending over $25 bil ...

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Iowa Senate Democrats to Hold Open Budget Meetings

Iowa Senate Democrats to Hold Open Budget Meetings

The Iowa Senate Democrats announced today they will host a week-long series of “Open Budget Hearings” next week at the Iowa Statehouse.  Informed Iowans are schedule to speak on  ...

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Ourth to Run for State Representative in Warren County

Ourth to Run for State Representative in Warren County

Community leader and volunteer Scott Ourth has announced that he will run for the Iowa House of Representatives from District 26 in Warren County. Due to reapportionment the distr ...

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Republicans Approve Legislation in Virtually Empty House Chamber

Republicans Approve Legislation in Virtually Empty House Chamber

STATEMENT FROM HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY ON CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION APPROVED IN VIRTUALLY EMPTY HOUSE CHAMBER “Once again, House Republicans are governing in an ext ...

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Heckroth Announces Bid for House

Heckroth Announces Bid for House

House Democrats are happy to announce that long-time Waverly community leader and small business owner Bill Heckroth will run for State Representative in the new House  District 6 ...

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Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Today the Iowa House is scheduled to debate whether Iowa should build a nuclear energy plant. House File 561 establishes the regulatory construct and regulatory certainty that is ...

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Branstad Vetoes Help for Middle Class, Main Street

Branstad Vetoes Help for Middle Class, Main Street

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad item vetoed key priorities of Democrats today that would help Iowa's 64,000 small businesses and 240,000 working families.  Those ideas were included ...

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