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Republicans Ignore Public School Funding Again

By |2014-03-12T11:01:58-06:00March 12th, 2014|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , |

After ignoring state law and local school officials for over a month, House Republicans again refused to take action on school funding today. “We’ve set high expectations for our schools and students but House Republicans still refuse to take action.  They need to follow our own law that guarantees public schools are the top priority of [...]

Extreme Republican Agenda Dead

By |2013-09-06T15:11:15-06:00March 7th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Iowa Republicans are trying to pass the most extreme agenda in Iowa history. Fortunately, many pieces of their extreme agenda are dead and here are the highlights: Republicans on Education: Abolishing the Iowa Department of Education (SF 336) Exempting home school students from all compulsory education and competent private instruction requirements (SF 277) Divisive Social Issues: [...]

Republicans Pull the Plug on Job Creation

By |2012-02-02T15:50:54-06:00February 2nd, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Budget, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

House Republicans released their budget for the 2013 year and it hits the state's job creation efforts and education especially hard.  Here's the response from House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy: The Republican budget will pull the plug on our job creation efforts next year.  House Democrats are committed to strengthening our economy and growing the middle [...]

Republicans Approve Legislation in Virtually Empty House Chamber

By |2011-05-06T14:28:07-06:00May 6th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , |

STATEMENT FROM HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY ON CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION APPROVED IN VIRTUALLY EMPTY HOUSE CHAMBER “Once again, House Republicans are governing in an extremist fashion. Because of the budget standoff, all representatives in the Iowa House were sent home this past Wednesday. However, this morning to a virtually empty House Chamber, Republican Majority Leader Linda [...]

Republicans First Vote: End Preschool for 20,000 Kids

By |2011-01-12T20:11:19-06:00January 12th, 2011|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

On a party line vote, Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee took the first step to end preschool for nearly 20,000 Iowa kids tonight and shut down a small business job creation initiative. “Unfortunately, the Republican plan puts our kids and small businesses last. I’m extremely disappointed that the largest cost saving measure suggested by Republicans [...]

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