The 2020 legislative session opened on Monday, January 13 at the State Capitol and House Democrats said the session can be a success if lawmakers work together and keep focused on Iowans.

House Democrats intends to focus the 2020 Legislative Session on bringing better jobs to the community through increased job training and affordable childcare; improving healthcare by lowing the cost of prescription drugs and increasing access to mental health care; making Iowa schools #1 in the nation again and expanding early childhood education; and revitalizing small towns and rural areas by investing in small businesses and increasing access to affordable housing for families.

The 2020 legislature runs 100 days and is scheduled to adjourn on April 21, 2020.