On February 8, 2011, Representative Andrew Wenthe spoke against a bill which allows 0% allowable growth for schools in Iowa. He stresses that education should be a priority and this bill will hurt schools. Click here to watch the full video clip.
Members of the Iowa House Rural Caucus today said a plan by Governor Branstad to close 39 workforce offices unfairly targets rural Iowa. “Governor Branstad’s plan to shut down workforce offices is a step in the wrong direction. With a growing economy and $900 million budget surplus, there is no reason to end critical job training [...]
House Democrats gathered yesterday in Des Moines to set priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which starts on January 10. “With many Iowans still struggling to make ends meet, House Democrats are united in our commitment to keep the 2011 legislative session focused on new jobs and opportunities for Iowa families. We believe that small businesses [...]
State Representatives Roger Thomas of Elkader and Andrew Wenthe of Hawkeye joined Senators Brian Schoenjahn of Arlington and Bill Heckroth of Waverly at the Volga River State Recreation Area to participate in the new campground opening ribbon cutting ceremony. The new campground at the north end of the Volga River was funded by a $1.5 million [...]