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Meyer Takes Seat in the Iowa House

By |2013-11-01T09:44:46-06:00November 1st, 2013|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , |

State Representative Brian Meyer, D-Des Moines, took the oath of office at the State Capitol today to become the newest member of the Iowa House.  Meyer won a special election last week and serves District 33, which covers the southeast side of Des Moines. "I'm excited to serve the people of Des Moines in the Iowa [...]

Meyer Wins Special Election in House District 33

By |2013-10-23T15:21:25-06:00October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

Brian Meyer was elected as the State Representative in District 33 in a special election in Des Moines today. "I'm proud to be chosen by the voters of Des Moines to serve them in the Iowa House of Representatives,” said Meyer. “When the Legislative session begins in January, my focus will be to strengthen Iowa's middle [...]

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 [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 33 Kevin McCarthy

By |2012-07-16T10:11:49-06:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , |

Kevin McCarthy was just elected to his 5th term in the Iowa House Representatives and is now beginning his 1st term as House Minority Leader. McCarthy’s current district covers Southeast Des Moines, East Des Moines and the suburb of Pleasant Hill; as well as Northern Carlisle and the Allen Township & Avon Lake areas. From 2007-2010, [...]

McCarthy on Affordable Care Act Ruling

By |2012-06-28T11:10:18-06:00June 28th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Health Care, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy's Statement on Supreme Court Ruling: “Today’s ruling is a win for the middle class and will reduce the overall cost of health care in the long term. It means insurance companies can’t deny health care to Iowans with pre-existing conditions, charge women more to get health care, or impose lifetime limits [...]

2012 SESSION ADJOURNS; DESPITE PARTISANSHIP, PROGRESS MADE GROWING THE ECONOMY

By |2012-05-10T14:06:16-06:00May 10th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , |

After three weeks of overtime, state lawmakers adjourned for the year today and Democrats said progress was made when Republicans put aside partisan, divisive issues and worked together to find compromise. “House Democrats started the session ready to put aside the partisanship and find common ground to create jobs and grow Iowa’s economy.  While I’m pleased [...]

Republicans Play Shell Game with Education Reform

By |2012-03-15T15:12:07-06:00March 15th, 2012|Categories: Budget, Education, Featured, Recent News, Video|Tags: , , , |

Just a day after approving the education reform bill, House Republicans outlined their shell game to pay for the reforms by taking $20 million from class size reduction funds that Iowa schools already receive. “Raising class sizes in the early grades is a step in the wrong direction and will counter new efforts to improve literacy [...]

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