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Candidate Profle: HD 65 Tyler Olson

By |2012-08-24T14:45:16-05:00August 24th, 2012|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , |

Tyler Olson is serving his 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives, representing House District 38 which includes most of southeast and some of northeast Cedar Rapids.  He is a ranking member of the Appropriations committee.  He also serves on the Commerce and Judiciary committees.  Tyler previously served as the Vice-Chair of the Ethics and the Ways [...]

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

By |2012-01-10T14:10:48-05:00January 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 [...]

Dems Launch Save Preschool Website; Call for Public Hearing

By |2011-01-13T15:03:39-05:00January 13th, 2011|Categories: Budget, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

House Democrats today said ending preschool for nearly 20,000 kids is shortsighted and encouraged Iowans concerned about state budget cuts to participate in a public hearing at the State Capitol on Tuesday, January 18th at 6:30 pm or submit comments on a new web page for concerned Iowans at www.iowahouse.org/savepreschool. “With research proving every $1 spent on [...]

Republicans First Vote: End Preschool for 20,000 Kids

By |2011-01-12T20:11:19-05:00January 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 [...]

House Moves to Make Sure Cancer Paitents Continue to get Insurance Coverage

By |2010-01-25T17:10:21-05:00January 25th, 2010|Categories: Health Care|Tags: , , , |

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf67691bsAQ[/youtube]In a move to help cancer patients, the Iowa House of Representatives today approved a bill to make sure insurance companies provide routine care for patients while participating in cancer clinical trials.   “Iowans fighting to beat cancer deserve to know their insurance coverage won’t go away because they are participating in a clinical trial,” said [...]

Ethics Approves New Accountability Measures for Lobbyists, Special Interests

By |2010-01-20T11:53:21-05:00January 20th, 2010|Categories: Budget, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

In a move to hold special interests and lobbyists accountable, the House Ethics Committee today approved a package of new requirements for lobbyists and special interest groups. Reforms include pre-registration of legislative receptions, requiring special interests to disclose the amount of money they spend on lobbying activities, and expanded powers for the House Ethics Committee. “The [...]

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