On March 11, 2011, after three days of debate, House Republicans passed a bill that ends collective bargaining in the state of Iowa. Representative Pat Murphy of Dubuque spoke against this bill and stressed the importance of open and honest legislation. Click here to view the full video clip.
On March 23, 2011, Representative Janet Petersen of Des Moines spoke against a bill that would take away the rights of women. The bill was debated in the government oversight committee. Click here to see the full video clip.
On February 8, 2011, Representative Andrew Wenthe spoke against a bill which allows 0% allowable growth for schools in Iowa. He stresses that education should be a priority and this bill will hurt schools. Click here to watch the full video clip.