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Rep. Patti Ruff Announces Re-Election Bid

By |2016-03-10T09:04:59-06:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Candidates 2016, Featured|Tags: , , |

State Representative Patti Ruff of McGregor announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in District 56, which includes Allamakee and Clayton Counties. Ruff is currently serving her second term in the Iowa House and is the Ranking Member of the House Education Committee. She also serves on Agriculture, Natural Resources, [...]

Republicans Vote Down School Funding Supported by Iowa Schools, Teachers & Parents

By |2015-01-28T08:24:03-06:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Session Information, Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

On a straight party line vote, House Republicans turned back a school funding plan supported by school officials, teachers, and parents. “I’m disappointed that House Republicans have stopped listening to our local school leaders, parents, and teachers.  Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard from Iowans across the state that the Republican school funding plan shortchanges [...]

Superintendents Survey: Branstad Education Plan will Result in Fired Teachers, Overcrowed Classrooms

By |2015-01-23T14:41:22-06:00January 22nd, 2015|Categories: 2015 Session Information, Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

If approved, Governor Branstad’s education budget will hurt Iowa’s k12 schools, according to a survey of Iowa’s superintendents. “Superintendents told us the governor’s budget will send our schools in the wrong direction, resulting in fired teachers, crowded classes, outdated textbooks, and fewer choices for Iowa students,” said Senator Herman Quirmbach of Ames, chair of the Senate [...]

Request for Public Hearing on Republican School Funding Plan

By |2015-01-22T09:18:09-06:00January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , |

A group of lawmakers requested a special public hearing today at the State Capitol to gather input from Iowans on Republican school funding plans. “The Republican plan isn’t good enough. We’ve already heard from many school leaders that it will short change Iowa kids and reduce opportunities for our students,” said Rep. Patti Ruff, Ranking Member [...]

Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition, Expanding Early Childhood Education

By |2014-04-17T12:29:24-06:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: Education, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

Democrats supported a plan to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce with lower tuition at Iowa’s community colleges and state universities today while also expanding early childhood education to more Iowa kids. With a skilled worker shortage on the horizon,  boosting Iowa’s skilled workforce and growing the middle class was part of the plan brought forth by Democratic [...]

Rep. Patti Ruff Announces Re-Election Bid

By |2014-02-05T17:54:58-06:00February 5th, 2014|Categories: Candidates 2014, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

State Representative Patti Ruff of McGregor announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 56 which includes Allamakee and Clayton Counties. Ruff is currently serving her first term in the Iowa House and serves on Education, Agriculture, and Natural Resources and the Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Subcommittee. [...]

New Member Profile: Patti Ruff

By |2013-01-08T12:00:13-06:00January 8th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Session Information, Recent News|Tags: , |

Patti Ruff House District 56 McGregor Patti Ruff was born in Plano, Texas, to John and Barb Yates in 1972.  The area around Dallas was a fast growing suburban sprawl and become a huge metropolitan area to what used to be small towns and farm fields where Patti’s mother had grown up. Her parents had enough [...]

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