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Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 31- August 6

By |2020-08-06T16:03:54-05:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News, Recent News|

The seven day COVID case total for Iowa was 3,363 cases. Unfortunately, with 52 additional deaths this week, there have now been 906 Iowans who have passed away due to COVID-19 in the past five months.    Since March, 47,141 Iowans have tested positive for COVID-19. And in the month of July there were 15,533 positive [...]

STATEMENT FROM IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS ON GOVERNOR’S RECENT CHANGES TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE 

By |2020-08-04T16:10:16-05:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News, Recent News|

Statement from State Rep. Sharon Steckman, Member of House Education Committee and retired teacher “House Democrats believe there is nothing more important than ensuring our students, teachers, and support staff can return to school in a safe and healthy environment.  The Governor has made a difficult situation worse by failing to recognize that her one size [...]

Second Funnel 2019: List of Eligible Bills

By |2019-04-08T11:55:24-05:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

On Friday, March 8, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the “funnel”. While there are a few exceptions for tax and budget bills, any bill that has not cleared a House or Senate Committee is dead for the year. Click to see the full [...]

House Democrats Offer Plan to End Medicaid Privatization

By |2019-04-01T16:09:08-05:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

After UnitedHealthcare announced they are leaving Iowa on Friday, Iowa House Democrats offered a plan today to finally end Medicaid privatization and put Iowans back in charge of health care. “Enough is enough. With 425,000 Iowans facing another disruption in their health care, it’s time for the Iowa Legislature to act now and end Medicaid privatization.  [...]

First Funnel 2019: List of Eligible Bills

By |2019-03-11T10:38:45-05:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

On Friday, March 8, the Legislature hit the first self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the “funnel”. While there are a few exceptions for tax and budget bills, any bill that has not cleared a House or Senate Committee is dead for the year. Click to see the full [...]

Legislative Democrats Release Plan to Put Iowans First

By |2019-03-06T10:28:30-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

Democratic lawmakers outlined their agenda called Putting Iowans First at the State Capitol this week.  After hearing from Iowans frustrated by the growing influence of special interests in the Legislature, lawmakers developed the agenda for the legislative session to put everyday Iowans back at the front of the line again. In recent years, the Governor and [...]

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