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Republican Education Plans Fail Iowa Students

By |2012-02-10T11:11:19-05:00February 10th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , |

House Democrats said new budget documents released today show House Republicans aren’t interested in growing Iowa’s skilled workforce or education reform efforts. “The Republican education budget is a failure for Iowa students and the future of our economy,” said House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy of Des Moines. “Now more than ever, the strength of Iowa’s economy [...]

Republicans Pull the Plug on Job Creation

By |2012-02-02T15:50:54-05:00February 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 [...]

2012 Session Opens; Jobs Top Priority

By |2012-01-09T12:46:27-05:00January 9th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , |

The 2012 Legislative Session convened today at the State Capitol in Des Moines.  House Democrats vowed to work together with Republicans to help create good-paying jobs and grow Iowa's middle class. Here is the opening day speech from House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy: Thank you Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, Ladies, and Gentleman of the House. Welcome [...]

Democrats to Focus on Good-Paying Jobs and Economic Security

By |2012-01-05T14:41:02-05:00January 5th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

House and Senate leaders toured the state this week to talk about the 2012 legislative session which begins on January 9th in Des Moines. With stops in Mason City, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal laid out the Democratic agenda for the 2012 session [...]

2011 Legislature Finally Adjourns

By |2011-06-30T14:51:49-05:00June 30th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , |

After Republicans finally agreed to compromise, the 2011 Iowa Legislature finally adjourned on the 172nd day of session.  It was the third longest session in Iowa history. Here's the statement from House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy: House Republicans spent too much time focusing on divisive social issues – which brought Iowa to the brink of a [...]

Republicans Approve Legislation in Virtually Empty House Chamber

By |2011-05-06T14:28:07-05:00May 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 [...]

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