Iowa House District 65
1834 1st Ave NE Apt. 206
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Liz Bennett is serving her 1st term in the Iowa House and serves on the Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, and NaturalResources Committees. Bennett also serves on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and the Governor’s STEMAdvisory Council.
Liz worked her way through college as an adult student, earning a double major in politics and women’s studies with a pre-law emphasisfrom Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA. Professionally, Liz has worked with LGBT advocacy organization, One Iowa, and has experiencein the private sector working with small businesses as an Account Executive for Yellow Book, and has worked in Quality Management andProfessional Development for internet company, Go Daddy.
As a young professional with training experience, Liz has a special understanding of the types of skills today’s children need in order to besuccessful in the workforce, as well as the types of jobs Iowa needs. As a state representative, Liz fights to advance a progressive vision forIowa which includes actively combatting climate change, preschool for Iowa’s children, raising the minimum wage, using smart policy to bring needed jobs to Iowa, and working to attract and retain young professionals.
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