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Start of the 2015 Session: Working together to build a strong middle class

By |2015-01-12T12:27:56-06:00January 12th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

The 2015 Iowa Legislature opened today and 43 Democratic members were officially sworn in to office to the Iowa House of Representatives. A quality education is the key to building our skilled workforce and growing our economy. We need to make sure every child has access to preschool, invest in our k-12 education system, and keep [...]

2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

By |2013-09-06T11:53:06-06:00January 14th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Session Information, Featured, Recent News, Video|Tags: , , , , |

The 2013 Iowa Legislature convened at 10 am today. There are 26 new members of the Iowa House this year. The 110 day session is scheduled to adjourn on May 3rd. Here is House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy's Opening Day Remarks: Thank you Mr. Speaker, Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentleman of the House. First, congratulations to [...]

House Republicans Abuse Power; Democrats Leave in Protest

By |2012-02-29T10:40:41-06:00February 29th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , |

STATEMENT FROM HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY “Yesterday, the Republican Majority Leader gave me a list of the scope of possible bills that might be debated today.  Under House Rules, the amendment filing deadline is the day before bills are debated… in other words… yesterday. House Republicans have betrayed our trust and have told us today, [...]

Routh To Run for the Iowa House

By |2012-02-23T09:14:16-06:00February 23rd, 2012|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

Norwalk native Katie Routh announced today that she will run for the Iowa House in District 25, which includes Warren County and Madison County.  Here's the scoop from the Des Moines Register: Superman’s mom is running for the Iowa state legislature. Katie Routh, a semi-retired schoolteacher from Norwalk, will run for the new 25th House District, [...]

House Democrats React to Governor's Condition of the State Address

By |2012-01-10T14:10:48-06:00January 10th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Budget, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Governor Terry Branstad delivered the annual Condition of the State address in a joint session of the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday.  Democrats joined the Governor's call for bi-partisan on job creation and helping small businesses.  In the photo below, State Representative John Wittneben of Estherville was one of the legislators who escorted Governor Branstad to the [...]

Democrats Help Iowa's Small Businesses

By |2011-03-22T08:22:57-06:00March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

While the Republican led House continues to debate everything but creating jobs, Democrats are looking out for Iowa's small business owners. The Senate passed SF506 that helps Iowa small businesses get additional help for providing adequate health care coverage for their employees. Read the Des Moines Register article below: Iowa small businesses could get cash back [...]

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