Iowa House Democrats

Dems: Gaskill Announces Re-Election to the Iowa House

November 7, 2019

State Representative Mary Gaskill announced today she will seek re-election to the Iowa House in District 81, which includes Ottumwa, Agency, Eldon, and the townships of Center, Competine, Dahlonega, Green, Keokuk, Pleasant, and Washington. “It’s a gre...

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Dems: Statement From House Democrats on Tax Credit Review Committee

November 1, 2019

Rep. Dave Jacoby, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee “The legislature needs to do a serious review of Iowa’s corporate tax credit giveaways, especially those costing the state the most money. Iowans deserve to know how their taxpayer ...

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Dems: Statement From House Democrats on Tax Credit Review Committee

November 1, 2019

Rep. Dave Jacoby, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee “The legislature needs to do a serious review of Iowa’s corporate tax credit giveaways, especially those costing the state the most money. Iowans deserve to know how their taxpayer ...

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Dems: Rep. John Forbes Appointed as Ranking Member of Health and Human Services Budget

September 9, 2019

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard announced today the appointment of State Representative John Forbes of Urbandale as the Ranking Member on the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. Representative Forbes will be replacing former Re...

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Dems: New Ames Representative Ross Wilburn Sworn in to Iowa House

September 6, 2019

Ross Wilburn of Ames was officially sworn in to the Iowa House of Representatives by fellow Ames State Representative Beth Wessel-Kroeschell on Friday afternoon in a special ceremony at the State Capitol. “I’m honored and humbled to be the next State R...

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Dems: New Ames Representative Ross Wilburn Sworn in to Iowa House

September 6, 2019

Ross Wilburn of Ames was officially sworn in to the Iowa House of Representatives by fellow Ames State Representative Beth Wessel-Kroeschell on Friday afternoon in a special ceremony at the State Capitol. “I’m honored and humbled to be the next State R...

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Dems: Ross Wilburn Wins Special Election in Story County

August 7, 2019

Ross Wilburn of Ames won election to the Iowa House of Representatives on Tuesday night in Story County. The special election was called after former State Representative Lisa Heddens of Ames resigned to take a seat on the Story County Board of Supervi...

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Dems: High School Students Encouraged to Serve as Iowa Legislative Pages

August 6, 2019

The Iowa Legislature is looking for high school students to learn more about the legislative process by applying to serve as a Legislative Page in the Iowa House of Representatives for the 2020 legislative session. Legislative Pages provide invaluable ...

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Dems: House Democrats Call for Immediate Oversight Hearing on Foxhoven Illegal Action Claim

July 22, 2019

Des Moines, IA -- State Representative Ruth Ann Gaines, Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee submitted a formal letter to the House Oversight Committee to open an investigation into the forced resignation of former Department of Human Servic...

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Dems: Next Steps in the Fight for Iowa Medical Cannabis Reforms

July 1, 2019

Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program say they will keep fighting for reforms overwhelmingly vetoed by Governor Reynolds. “Representative Forbes and I called on our colleagues to join us in calling fo...

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