Monday, June 17, 2019

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-21-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-21-15

Despite our efforts to compromise, the school funding crisis hit another unfortunate milestone this week as schools were forced to set their budget for the upcoming school year wi ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 5-8-14

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 5-8-14

After a few days of overtime, the 2014 legislative session wrapped up work in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 1st.   As I expressed on opening day, I had hoped that this ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-22-14

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-22-14

  The 2014 legislative session is scheduled to end Tuesday, April 22nd but it's unlikely we'll finish up on time this year. The pressure for adjournment will ramp up signific ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 1-17-14

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 1-17-14

The 2014 Legislative Session started this week and House Democrats are ready to work together and strengthen Iowa’s middle class this year.   Building a strong middle class starts ...

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Watch Opening Day Remarks From House Leader Mark Smith

Watch Opening Day Remarks From House Leader Mark Smith

Here is House Democratic Leader Mark Smith's Opening Day Remarks: Thank you, Mr. Speaker. And thank you to House Democrats who have given me this opportunity to serve as your lead ...

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