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Rep. Art Staed to Run for Re-Election

By |2014-02-24T09:06:40-06:00February 24th, 2014|Categories: Candidates 2014, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

State Representative Art Staed, D-Cedar Rapids, announced today that he will run for re-election to House District 66, which encompasses northeast Cedar Rapids.  Rep. Staed is an educator in the Cedar Rapids School District and former small business owner. Rep. Staed is currently the Ranking Member of the House Local Government Committee and also serves on [...]

Art Staed to Run for Iowa House of Representatives

By |2011-08-10T12:57:59-06:00August 10th, 2011|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Small business owner and educator Art Staed announced today that he is running for the Iowa House of Representatives from House District 66, which encompasses northeast Cedar Rapids.  Staed, a Democrat, is a former State Representative who previously represented much of the same area of Cedar Rapids. Staed is both an educator and small business owner, [...]

Daniel Lundby Announces for Iowa House, District 68

By |2011-07-12T07:37:02-06:00July 12th, 2011|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Daniel Lundby, 35, announced today he is running for the Iowa House in Marion, Iowa and its surrounding areas.  Lundby, son of the late Senator Mary Lundby, will run as a Democrat. “My mother believed in a common sense approach to solving problems through partisan politics.  I want to bring that common sense back to the [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 37 Mark Seidl

By |2010-09-30T09:24:52-06:00September 30th, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

Mark Seidl House District 37 Cedar Rapids Contact: 319-377-9770 Mark Seidl grew up in Cedar Rapids from grade school through high school, graduating from Regis in 1977. He went away for college and law school at Creighton University in Omaha, then worked as an attorney and claims adjuster in Wisconsin. In 1990 he came home to [...]

Running-Marquardt Takes District 33 Seat

By |2010-01-07T17:17:19-06:00January 7th, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011|Tags: , , , |

In the heart of the Czech Village, State Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt of Cedar Rapids took the oath of office on Wednesday to serve the people of District 33 in the Iowa House of Representatives. The 2010 session of the Iowa Legislature opens on Monday, January 11.”I’m deeply humbled by the support and trust from the people [...]

Green Volunteer Program Helps Rebuild Iowa

By |2009-07-23T12:00:20-06:00July 23rd, 2009|Categories: Environment, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , , , |

House Democrats have supported the use of the Iowa Power Fund for a number of innovative projects building Iowa’s renewable energy infrastructure.  This has included everything from wind energy development to waste disposal technology.  The Cedar Rapids Gazette has an interesting story about how the Power Fund is being used to promote sustainable rebuilding in flood [...]

Iowa Guard gets Federal $$ for New Projects

By |2009-07-13T09:46:57-06:00July 13th, 2009|Categories: Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

From the Chicago Tribune/AP: IOWA CITY, Iowa – Construction on two Iowa Army National Guard facilities and an undersized Iowa Air National Guard building are expected to create more than 1,000 construction jobs. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved more than $10 million for the three Iowa facilities last week. Confirmation from the full Senate could [...]

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