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Dems: Trone Garriott elected in Senate District 22

Sarah Trone Garriott’s election to the Iowa State Senate has been confirmed by a recount in Senate District 22. She will represent Clive, Waukee, Windsor Heights and portions of West Des Moines.

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Dems: Lawmaker: Horrific Allegations in Tyson Wrongful Death Lawsuit Require Reynolds To Stop Hiding Her Role During the Crisis  

Waterloo, Iowa -- In light of the wrongful death lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods this week, State Rep. Ras Smith of Waterloo called on Governor Kim Reynolds to stop hiding the role her administration played during the COVID crisis at Tyson last sprin...

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Dems: Statement on Reynolds’ failed COVID strategy

The Governor's half-measured attempt at a mask mandate will not be enough to make Iowans safer, especially heading into the holiday season. Her actions today are simply too little, too late. Half-measures will only prolong this pandemic and the sufferi...

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Dems: Wahls elected Senate Democratic Leader

Democratic members of the Iowa Senate have elected Sen. Zach Wahls of Coralville to lead the Senate Democratic caucus. Also elected: Amanda Ragan of Mason City as Democratic Whip; and…

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Dems: Prichard, Konfrst Elected to Lead Iowa House Democrats

Des Moines, Iowa – Today, State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected to serve another term as leader of the Iowa House Democrats. Rep. Jennifer Konfrst of Windsor…

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Dems: Petersen stepping down as Senate Democratic Leader

Iowa Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen announced today that she will not seek reelection as Senate Minority Leader.

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Dems: New Iowa COVID Mitigation Public Health Proclamation

This new proclamation is effective at 12:01 a.m. on November 11, 2020, and continues until 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2020. Gathering Restrictions: Social, community, recreational, or leisure  If more…

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Dems: Statement from House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard on Iowa COVID Crisis

“Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 response is too little and too late.  After ignoring the pandemic and public health guidelines for a month while campaigning, Governor Reynolds has put the State of…

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Dems: Statement from House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard on Iowa COVID Crisis

“Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 response is too little and too late.  After ignoring the pandemic and public health guidelines for a month while campaigning, Governor Reynolds has put the State of…

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