Iowa Senate

Dems: Senate Dem Leader on search for new DAS Director

May 30, 2019
Dems: Senate Dem Leader on search for new DAS Director

Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen urges Governor Reynolds to select a new director for the Iowa Department of Administrative Services “who can restore taxpayers’ faith in the Department.”

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Dems: Government Oversight – All Bill Summary 2019

May 29, 2019

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

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Dems: Legislators call for override of Governor’s medical cannabis veto

May 29, 2019

Two Iowa lawmakers announced a statewide effort to override Governor Reynold’s last-minute veto to HF 732, a collection of urgently needed Iowa medical cannabis reforms. To override the veto, two thirds of lawmakers in each chamber must request a special session of the Legislature to take action.

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Dems: Local Government Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

May 29, 2019

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

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Dems: Veterans Affairs Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

May 29, 2019

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

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Dems: Legislators disappointed by governor’s veto of bipartisan help for suffering Iowans

May 24, 2019

Legislative supporters of strengthening Iowa’s weak medical cannabis program are disappointed Governor Reynolds vetoed HF 732, which passed the Iowa House by a vote of 96 to 3 and the Iowa Senate by a vote of 40 to 7.

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

May 21, 2019

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

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations Committee – All-Bill Summary 2019

May 21, 2019

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

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Dems: Statement: Republican politicians have done harm to all Iowa workers

May 17, 2019

Senate Democrats continue to believe that all Iowa workers deserve respect, dignity and the right to bargain for health and safety protections. We will always stand side by side with ISEA, AFSCME and other unions who continue to stand up for the rights of public employees across the state.

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Dems: Statement: Republican politicians have done harm to all Iowa workers

May 17, 2019

Senate Democrats continue to believe that all Iowa workers deserve respect, dignity and the right to bargain for health and safety protections. We will always stand side by side with ISEA, AFSCME and other unions who continue to stand up for the rights of public employees across the state.

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