Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Tod ...

Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judic ...

Fall Trout Stocking

Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  D ...

Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to prevent suicide in Iowa. 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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Dems Elect Leaders for 83rd General Assembly

Dems Elect Leaders for 83rd General Assembly

After expanding their majority to 56 in last week’s election, Democrats in the Iowa House met at the State Capitol on Wednesday to elect leaders and begin planning for the 2009 legislative session. The leadership team for the 83rd General Assembly in ...

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