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  • Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected today to serve as the new ...

  • Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Over the last week, Iowans have heard a lot about the future of IPERS, which is the retirement system for about 1 in 10 Iowans. Today, IPERS pays out $1.6 billion to retirees every ...

  • Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

    Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory B...

    The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judicial retention this year called the Voters Judicial Directory.  Th ...

  • Fall Trout Stocking

    Fall Trout Stocking

    Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  During the months of October and November, the DNR will release 1, ...

Preschool Demonstration Held at the State Capitol

Preschool Demonstration Held at the State Capitol

A preschool demonstration was held at the State Capitol on Saturday, February 26th to help Iowans see a behind-the-scenes look at the education our four year olds are receiving th ...

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1,000 Workers Rally at the Statehouse

1,000 Workers Rally at the Statehouse

After over a thousand Iowa workers rallied at the Statehouse this afternoon, Republicans are still offering a bill that would end the state’s collective bargaining law. The subcom ...

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Myth Buster: Public Workers Make Less Than Private Sector

Myth Buster: Public Workers Make Less Than Private Sector

A new report out today by the Iowa Policy Project shows public sector employees make less than private sector employees for comparable work.  Click here for the full report. Here' ...

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Rural Caucus: Keep Workforce Centers Open

Rural Caucus: Keep Workforce Centers Open

Members of the Iowa House Rural Caucus today said a plan by Governor Branstad to close 39 workforce offices unfairly targets rural Iowa. “Governor Branstad’s plan to shut down wor ...

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Democrats Fight Against Closure of 39 Workforce Development Offices

Democrats Fight Against Closure of 39 Workforce Development Offices

Today, Iowa Workforce Development proposed a plan to close 39 workforce development offices, resulting in layoffs across the state. Instead of increasing access to employment serv ...

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Sign the Save Iowa Preschool Petition!

Sign the Save Iowa Preschool Petition!

Please support Iowa’s high quality preschool initiative for 20,000 Iowa four year olds. The preschool initiative is supported by educators, business leaders, and parents because r ...

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Democrats Call for Public Hearing on Bill that Puts Families at Risk, Bans Birth Control Pill

Democrats Call for Public Hearing on Bill that Puts Families at Risk, Bans Birth Control Pill

Democrats in the Iowa House today requested a public hearing on a bill moving through the House that would jeopardize the health and safety of Iowa families while banning the most ...

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