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Weekly Coronavirus Update, June 19 – June 25

By |2020-06-25T14:42:37-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

In the last seven days, an additional 2327 new cases of COVID were reported. Sadly, there were 17 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 694.  Governor Reynolds extended the current public health mitigation measures until July 25, which include requirements to maintain social distancing in public places.  Several Iowa counties are starting to see [...]

House Democratic Lawmakers Call on Governor to Restore Felon Voting Rights

By |2020-06-25T11:05:17-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Below is a statement from the 47 members of the Iowa House Democratic Caucus calling on Governor Reynolds to Restore Felon Voting Rights by Executive Order “In the closing days of session, Republican lawmakers chose politics over progress by refusing to allow more Iowans to exercise their right to vote. Iowa is now the only state [...]

Iowa Lawmakers Call for Veto of Voter Suppression Measures

By |2020-06-23T13:26:53-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Provisions Tacked on to Budget Bill in Middle of the Night  Des Moines, Iowa -- Two Iowa lawmakers are calling on Governor Reynolds to item-veto a voter suppression measure tacked on to the state budget in the middle of the night by GOP lawmakers before adjourning for the year. “Instead of listening and making it easier [...]

2020 End of Session Remarks; Iowa House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard

By |2020-06-14T13:25:41-05:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

2020 End of Session Remarks Iowa House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard   Good afternoon ladies and gentleman. As we turn our thoughts and plans for heading home, I want to thank you all for your work for Iowans. You have been leaders in your districts in a time of crisis.  First off, thank you to all [...]

Coronavirus Update, 6-9-20

By |2020-06-09T15:19:27-05:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

On Tuesday there were an additional 260 cases of COVID-19 reported. Iowa now has  22,179 confirmed cases. Unfortunately, another 16 people passed away today from the virus today, bringing the total to 622. Some good news, the number of hospitalized COVID patients has gone down over the last seven days. Just seven days ago there were [...]

Coronavirus Update, 6-8-20

By |2020-06-08T15:14:19-05:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

826 additional COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend and Monday.  There were 17 additional deaths, with the total number of deaths now reaching above 600.  Polk County, Iowa’s most populous county, continues to see an upward climb of COVID cases. The Polk County Department of Health is warning residents that COVID-19 is still spreading significantly, [...]

Coronavirus Update, 6-5-20

By |2020-06-05T20:34:21-05:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

387 additional COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday.  There were 11 additional deaths for a total of 589 COVID deaths.  This week, 6,271 people filed initial claims for Iowa unemployment assistance. While this is down almost 50% from last week, it remains historically high. A new COVID-19 Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program will provide short-term [...]

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