Saturday, October 20, 2018

2019 Health Insurance Enrollment Approaches

Beginning November 1 through December 15, Iowans may purchase or change their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual ...

Early Voting Begins in Iowa

While Election Day is still a few weeks away, thousands of Iowans have already started casting ballots by mail or a ...

Flu Vaccine Time of Year

Despite the influenza season not officially starting until late fall, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) i ...

State Park Volunteer Day September 22

On September 22nd, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting the second annual statewide volunteer ...

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Speaker Murphy Appoints Committee Chairs;  Assigns Committees

Speaker Murphy Appoints Committee Chairs; Assigns Committees

House Speaker Pat Murphy, D-Dubuque, appointed committee chairs and made committee assignments for the 83rd General Assembly, which starts on January 12, 2009. “We’ve put together a solid team with expertise on issues ranging from jobs to education t ...

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High Tech Jobs & Union Organizing – TPM Cafe Article

High Tech Jobs & Union Organizing – TPM Cafe Article

There's a great article over at TPM Cafe about the role of union organizing in the high tech/high skilled jobs sector. It's an interesting piece to consider in this time of economic uncertainty: Of course, high-skilled workers have always been unioni ...

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Follow House Democrats on Twitter

Follow House Democrats on Twitter

House Democrats have recently started a "Twitter" page for short updates on what's going on inside the caucus and with action on the floor. Be sure to subscribe and check back regularly for updates. What is Twitter? Twitter is a privately funded star ...

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NYT: Obama Promises Quick Relief for Governors

NYT: Obama Promises Quick Relief for Governors

President-Elect Obama is working on a financial relief package for state governments: President-elect Barack Obama turned from national security to domestic concerns on Tuesday, telling the country’s governors that his administration would not delay ...

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Rebuild Iowa Update

Rebuild Iowa Update

An update from the Rebuild Iowa Office: Total disaster assistance approved for residents and governments in Iowa impacted by this year’s storms, tornadoes and flooding grew by more than $7.5 million this week. The additional funding was primarily due ...

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Democrats make gains across country

Democrats make gains across country

Democrats made gains throughout the country last week - gaining control of 3 more chambers and increasing the number of Democrats is state legislatures by 100 members.   A number of these gains can be traced to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Com ...

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Woodbury Results are In

Woodbury Results are In

From the esteemed John Deeth's blog: While recounts remain possible, incumbent Democrats appear to have won three of the state's four closest races while losing one seat. In Woodbury County, Democrats held on to win two tight House races. In Iowa Hou ...

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