Iowans packed the State Capitol on Monday night to oppose a Republican plan that would take away rights from police officers, teachers, nurses, fire fighters, correctional officers, and other hard-working Iowans. After a rally in the rotunda, the Iowa House hosted a public hearing a bill that would end collective bargaining in Iowa. 61 Iowans spoke [...]
Rep. Kerry Burt of Waterloo, who is also a Waterloo Firefighter, joined Governor Culver at a bill signing Friday to to expand health benefits for police officers and fire fighters in Iowa. Senate File 226 ensures that police and fire fighters stricken with cancer or other work-related diseases get the disability and health benefits they deserve.