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Coronavirus Update, 6-1-20

By |2020-06-01T14:18:50-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Another 204 COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday and there were 5 additional deaths. Over the last 48 hours there have been a total of almost 900 more cases of COVID, and 18 more deaths. As legislators head back to the statehouse to finish the 2020 Legislative Session, Democratic lawmakers outlined their COVID-19 recovery plan this [...]

Statement from Iowa House Democratic Caucus on Murder of George Floyd, Racism & Ongoing Protests

By |2020-06-01T13:43:10-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

“It’s time for all people of conscience to stand together and condemn the hate and racism so prevalent in our society today.  The murder of George Floyd and other instances of hate and racism are insulting and shocking to our values of equality, liberty and freedom for all people.  While we don’t condone the riots and [...]

 Legislative Democrats Release COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

By |2020-06-01T09:25:43-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Focus On Keeping Iowans Healthy and Restoring Financial Security   DES MOINES – Democratic lawmakers outlined their plan today to address the needs of Iowa families and business during the upcoming session of the Iowa Legislature.  The plan was developed by lawmakers to keep legislators focused during the final days of the 2020 session on addressing problems [...]

Coronavirus Update, 5-29-20

By |2020-05-29T16:33:24-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Another 290 COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday. And another 20 Iowans lost their lives to COVID today, bringing the total to 520.  With at least 555 workers testing positive for COVID (22% of the workforce), the Tyson plant in Storm lake has decided to temporarily halt operations. Workers and community leaders have expressed frustration with [...]

Coronavirus Update, 5-28-20

By |2020-05-28T16:01:25-05:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

There were 246 COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Sadly, there were another 15 deaths today, bringing the total to 500. Today was also the first day that COVID cases have now been found in all 99 counties.  Two Iowa lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the state’s $26 million no-bid contract with Test Iowa. Multiple problems [...]

LAWMAKERS CALL FOR OVERSIGHT INVESTIGATION OF TEST IOWA

By |2020-05-28T14:14:37-05:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Des Moines, Iowa -- Two Iowa lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the state’s $26 million no-bid contract for Test Iowa.  Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines, Ranking Member of the House Government Oversight Committee, and Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, made the formal request in a letter sent today. “We are [...]

Coronavirus Update, 5-27-20

By |2020-05-27T17:00:44-05:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

There were an additional 595 COVID-19 cases in Iowa on Wednesday. Sadly, there were another 21 deaths today, bringing the total to 485.  The Governor said today she would continue to keep information about COVID outbreaks secret from Iowans unless asked by the press. The state’s website only reports outbreaks in long-term care facilities. Some Iowans [...]

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