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By |2021-02-16T13:55:00-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Recent News|

Be Informed! Take Action! Vouchers. Massive corporate tax giveaways. Higher tuition. Less accessible and more expensive health care. State budget mess. Iowa Republicans worked overtime and made life more difficult for Iowans.  Health care is more expensive and less accessible. Homeowners are paying higher property taxes.  Public schools are struggling to keep up.  Tuition is going [...]

House Minority Leader Calls on Speaker to Remove Rep. Fisher from Committee Chair Post 

By |2021-01-22T15:39:52-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: 2021 Session Information, News, Recent News|

In a letter sent to House Republican Leaders, Iowa House Minority Leader Todd Prichard has called on Speaker Pat Grassley to remove State Rep. Dean Fisher of Tama County from his role as Chair of the House Environmental Protection Committee and be stripped of his committee assignments. Prichard’s insistence follows a series of false and threatening [...]

Build Back Iowa

By |2021-03-02T11:54:34-05:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: 2021 Session Information, Featured, News, Recent News|

The 2021 Legislative Session must stay focused on long-term pandemic recovery efforts to get Iowa’s economy rolling again.  Our Build Back Iowa plan will provide relief and help families, small businesses, students, and our dedicated health care workers recover.  House Democrats are ready to work together to get the pandemic under control and provide the balanced, [...]

House Democrats Propose Rule Changes for Enhanced Transparency, Safety During Session

By |2021-01-19T17:21:43-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: 2021 Session Information, News, Recent News|

Democratic lawmakers today proposed changes to House rules to make the Iowa legislature safer and more transparent to the general public. “There’s no need to put the public, lawmakers, or employees at higher risk because House Republican leadership chooses to ignore public health guidelines. Everyone in the Capitol should be wearing a mask, just as every [...]

Opening Day Remarks by House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard

By |2021-01-25T17:55:23-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Recent News|

Good morning, Mr. Speaker and ladies and gentlemen of the Iowa House.  I want to give a special welcome to the new legislators and their families.  I hope you find your time here rewarding as you serve the people of Iowa. Congratulations on your election. We are living in tumultuous times and the pandemic has added [...]

Daily Coronavirus Update- December 17, 2020

By |2021-01-25T18:10:12-05:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Recent News|

This week the Governor also announced she is loosening COVID-19 mitigation efforts including; raising indoor gathering restrictions from 10 to 15 people, allowing bars and restaurants to stay open past 10pm, and lifting the cap on the number of spectators per participant at high school sporting events so long as everyone is in the same household.  [...]

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