House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy and Assistant Democratic Leaders Ako Abdul-Samad, Mary Mascher, Mark Smith, and Sharon Steckman today announced the lead democrats on House committees for the 2011 legislative session. The following will be the ranking members for the 2011 legislative session, which begins on January 10: Agriculture – Rep. Helen Miller Commerce – Rep. [...]
One year ago today, House Democrats and Curt Hanson won a surprise victory against the House Republicans and Stephen Burgmeier. It was clear that the Republicans thought they were going to win this race. All signs pointed to a Republican victory. The environment was turning; the Republican base was motivated. It was after all the summer [...]
Iowa Governor Chet Culver Thursday signed a ban on text messaging while driving that was co-authored by State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield. “After teaching students about responsibility and respect on our roadways for over 40 years, I’m proud that our plan to save lives and prevent accidents was signed by the Governor today,” said Hanson, [...]
The House Transportation Committee today approved a ban on texting while driving."After teaching students to drive for 30 years, I understand the dangers of distracted driving and know the importance of responsibility on our roadways. The common sense, bi-partisan bill we approved today will prevent accidents and save lives," said State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield, who helped [...]
With the school where he spent 43 years teaching responsibility and respect to students, State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield took the oath of office on Monday to serve the people of District 90 in the Iowa House of Representatives. “It’s a great honor to serve as State Representative in District 90. I look forward to [...]
Unofficial results from the Special Election in House District 90 (Jefferson/Van Buren/Wapello Counties) have been posted by the Iowa Secretary of State. Initial results show Curt Hanson prevailing with a vote total of 3932 votes to Stephen Burgmeier's 3825 votes. You can contact Curt using the form below, or by visiting his website.
Democrats in House District 90 selected Curt Hanson of Fairfield on Wednesday as their candidate for the special election on September 1st. Rep. John Whitaker resigned last week to become Iowa Director of the Farm Service Agency. Born and raised on an Iowa family farm, Hanson has been living and teaching in Fairfield for over 43 [...]