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2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks

2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks By House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) Thank you Madam Speak ...

Second Funnel: List of Bills

On Friday, March 31, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligi ...

Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Memo To: Iowa Statehouse Reporters From: Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee Date: Ma ...

Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

A controversial bill that will make it harder over for 200,000 Iowans to vote is expected to pass the Iowa House th ...

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2017 Session: Opening Day Remarks

2017 Session: Opening Day Remarks

2017 Session Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Thank you, Madam Speaker. Let me begin my remarks with a humble congratulations to you and your colleagues because the voters of Iowa have entrusted you with the governance of this s ...

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Inside the Iowa House: Trouble Ahead at Iowa Statehouse

Inside the Iowa House: Trouble Ahead at Iowa Statehouse

Warning: Trouble Ahead at Iowa Statehouse The 2017 Legislative session starts on Monday and Iowans should know there’s trouble ahead. Swept into office with political outsider Trump, Iowa Republicans now control every branch of state government. Whil ...

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Monica Kurth Wins Democratic Nomination for Special Election in House District 89

Monica Kurth Wins Democratic Nomination for Special Election in House District 89

On Thursday, January 5th, the Scott County Democratic Party selected Monica Kurth to be their nominee in the Iowa House District 89 special election to replace Jim Lykam. Lykam was elected to the Iowa State Senate in a special election on December 27 ...

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House Democrats Select 2017 Committee Assignments

House Democrats Select 2017 Committee Assignments

House Democratic Leader Mark Smith of Marshalltown today announced committee assignments and appointed the Ranking Members of House Committees for the 2017 legislative session. “House Democrats have assembled a strong team to lead committees and keep ...

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Meet the Candidate: Charles Isenhart HD 100

Meet the Candidate: Charles Isenhart HD 100

Charles Isenhart Iowa House District 100 Contact Charles: 1665 Kaufmann Ave Dubuque, IA 52001 Email: goodcampaign@aol.com State Representative Charles Isenhart of Dubuque is the son of Bud and Marcella Isenhart. He has four brothers, two sisters, 15 ...

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Meet the Candidate: Abby Finkenauer HD 99

Meet the Candidate: Abby Finkenauer HD 99

Abby Finkenauer Iowa House District 99 Contact Abby: 1040 Rush St Dubuque, IA 52003 Email: abby4iowahouse@gmail.com Website: http://www.voteabby.com/ Abby Finkenauer is running for her second term in the Iowa House. She serves on Economic Growth ...

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Meet the Candidate: Mary Wolfe HD 98

Meet the Candidate: Mary Wolfe HD 98

Mary Wolfe Iowa House District 98 Contact Mary: 337 4th Ave S Cinton, IA 52732 Website: https://representativemarywolfe.com/ Mary Wolfe is currently serving her 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. She serves on the Judiciary, Public S ...

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