Monday, November 19, 2018

Opening Day Remarks by House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

Opening Day Remarks by House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

2018 Legislative Session: Opening Day Comments Iowa House Democratic Leader Mark Smith To watch the full video of Representative's Smith's remarks go to: https://www.facebook.com/ ...

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Inside the Iowa House, The Governor Who Thought He Was King

Inside the Iowa House, The Governor Who Thought He Was King

The Governor Who Thought He Was King Our system of government is set up with a series of checks and balances. Right now, Iowans picked a divided government, which means we have to ...

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Iowans Lose Education Funding and Mental Health Services because Republicans Ignore Call for Special Session

Iowans Lose Education Funding and Mental Health Services because Republicans Ignore Call for Special Session

With the new school year starting in a few weeks, Republican lawmakers ignored their constituents and refused the call for a special session to overturn Governor Branstad’s reckle ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 5-5-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 5-5-15

The 2015 session moves in to overtime this week with no end in sight.  The last scheduled day of session was last Friday, May 1st, but there are still a lot of issues to be resolv ...

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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, 2-4-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 2-4-15

    One of the keys to building a strong middle class is providing more economic security to working families. Right now, there are over 306,000 Iowans earning the minim ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 1-26-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 1-26-15

We’re just starting the third week of the legislative session and school funding will take center stage this week.   It’s a debate that’s already a year overdue. That’s because Go ...

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