Iowa Senate

Dems: Statement on Governor’s explanation of DHS shakeup

June 18, 2019

If the Governor has been working behind closed doors for nearly six months on a new direction, a new team and a new vision for the Department of Human Services, she needs to back up her rhetoric with positive action.

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Dems: Statement on departure of Human Services director

June 17, 2019

After years of mismanagement and neglect by Governor Reynolds and legislative Republicans, Iowans deserve a new Director with the backbone necessary to put quality care and proper oversight ahead of special interests.

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GOP: Senator Whitver Announces Updated Committee Assignments

June 12, 2019

Today, Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, announced updated committee assignments as a result of Senator Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, stepping down as chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

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Dems: Judiciary Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

June 12, 2019

All bills assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee, passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature in 2019.

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Dems: Transportation Committee Report – All-Bill Summary 2019

June 12, 2019

All bills assigned to the Senate Transportation Committee, passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature in 2019.

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GOP: Senator Feenstra Steps Down As Ways and Means Chair

June 12, 2019

Today, Iowa Senator Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, announced his decision to step down as chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

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Dems: Education – All Bill Summary 2019

June 5, 2019

All bills assigned to the Senate Education Committee, passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature in 2019.

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Dems: Appropriations Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

June 5, 2019

All bills assigned to the Senate Appropriations Committee, passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature in 2019.

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Dems: Agriculture Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

June 5, 2019

All bills assigned to the Senate Agriculture Committee, passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature in 2019.

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Dems: Senate Dem Leader on AG’s decision regarding clergy sex abuse

June 3, 2019
Dems: Senate Dem Leader on AG’s decision regarding clergy sex abuse

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has taken two steps in the right direction today by requesting records on clergy abuse from Catholic dioceses in Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque and Sioux City; and by establishing a hotline -- 855-620-7000 -- for survivors to call and report abuse.

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