Iowa Senate

GOP: Senator Dix: Giving Thanks

November 22, 2017

Please take a few moments this holiday to share with family and friends the many things for which you are thankful. From my family to yours, have a happy Thanksgiving.

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Dems: Sen. Petersen to Senate Republicans: “Another partisan response to the serious problem of sexual harassment in the Iowa Capitol”

November 21, 2017
Dems: Sen. Petersen to Senate Republicans: “Another partisan response to the serious problem of sexual harassment in the Iowa Capitol”

Sen. Petersen responded to media reports of Senate Republicans' latest response on sexual harassment scandal: “This is another partisan response to the serious problem of sexual harassment in the Iowa Capitol. Senator Dix, Senator Whitver and other Senate Republicans still have not apologized to Kirsten Anderson for the sexual harassment she experienced and they refuse to…

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Dems: Petersen to top Senate Republicans: “Release sex harassment findings”

November 16, 2017
Dems: Petersen to top Senate Republicans: “Release sex harassment findings”

In the wake of  a $1.75 million settlement, Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen today called on the top two Senate Republicans leaders --  Senate President Jack Whitver and Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix -- to release to the public the findings of their internal investigation of sexual harassment.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day

November 11, 2017

I hope you will join me this weekend in thanking those men and women keeping our country safe.

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Dems: Thank you veterans

November 11, 2017
Dems: Thank you veterans

Veterans Day honors all generations of Americans who served with courage, strength and distinction to defend our freedoms-- in war and in peace. Join us in thanking those who've worn the uniform, those currently serving and their families for their sacrifices and dedication to our state and our country.

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Dems: Nov 7th Livestream: Reynolds Admin to defend “the nation’s worst state Medicaid privatization effort”

November 6, 2017
Dems: Nov 7th Livestream: Reynolds Admin to defend “the nation’s worst state Medicaid privatization effort”

Statement by Senator Joe Bolkcom, Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee and member of the Medicaid Assistance Advisory Council “On Tuesday, November 7, Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven will have the [...]

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Dems: Iowa health insurance for 2018

November 6, 2017
Dems: Iowa health insurance for 2018

Things seem to be going from bad to worse for Iowans when it comes to health care. Recent health care news has left many frustrated. Here is some information about where things stand right now. We hope this helps provide a little clarity about health care options available to Iowans.

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GOP: Senator Dix: Upcoming Local Elections

November 3, 2017

Next Tuesday Iowans will turn out to the polls to vote in municipal elections. These elections can have a significant impact on our daily lives.

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Dems: Privatized Medicaid has more bad news for Iowans

October 31, 2017

Privatized Medicaid has proven to be bad news for Iowa families, health care providers and taxpayers. The best advice for Governor Reynolds and legislative Republicans is this: "You’ve dug yourself into a hole. You need  to stop digging."

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Dems: Senators to meet with students, tour job training programs at Northeast Iowa Community College

October 31, 2017

Democratic State Senators Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids and Pam Jochum of Dubuque will be touring job training programs and meeting with students at Northeast Iowa Community College from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, at the Peosta campus.

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