Friday, July 20, 2018

Fifty Percent of Seats in Democratic Caucus Held by Women

Fifty Percent of Seats in Democratic Caucus Held by Women

The House Democrats are pleased to have almost fifty percent of the caucus made up by women for the 2015 Legislative Session. This is a record of 20 women in the caucus, and 25 to ...

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Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. A vibrant ag economy is critical to a strong economy and creating jobs in comm ...

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House Democrats Release 2015 Plan to Build a Strong Middle Class

House Democrats Release 2015 Plan to Build a Strong Middle Class

Iowa House Democrats outlined their agenda to grow Iowa’s middle class and re-vitalize rural Iowa during the 2015 legislative session. The Democrats’ plan focuses on five major ar ...

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Close of the 2014 Session, Missed Opportunities for the Middle Class

Close of the 2014 Session, Missed Opportunities for the Middle Class

Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the 2014 legislative session today and made some progress this year to grow Iowa’s middle class. Working together, the legislature continued key job trai ...

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Iowa Lawmakers to ALEC: We are not Members

Iowa Lawmakers to ALEC: We are not Members

Iowa House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) sent a letter to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) today denouncing ALEC’s claim that all members of the Io ...

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National Guard Addresses Legislature

National Guard Addresses Legislature

The commander of the Iowa National Guard, Timothy Orr, addressed a special joint session of the Iowa Legislature today for the annual Condition of the Guard address. Here is the l ...

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Dems Fill 90 Seats on Filing Deadline

Dems Fill 90 Seats on Filing Deadline

Democratic candidates have filed in 90 of the 100 House Districts for the upcoming 2008 elections.  House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque said he was optimistic about the opportunit ...

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