Iowa Senate

Dems: Commerce Committee – All-Bill Summary 2018

May 31, 2018

All bills passed by the Legislature and sent to the Governor for her signature during the 2018 session.  SF 2169 – Alcoholic beverages licensee liability SF 2177 – CRA security freezes SF 2257 – Marketplace [...]

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Dems: Statement from Senate Dem Leader on signing of GOP tax scheme

May 30, 2018
Dems: Statement from Senate Dem Leader on signing of GOP tax scheme

Governor Reynolds and legislative Republicans are putting our state at greater financial risk with a tax scheme that is a bad deal for most Iowans. The legislation signed into law today is bursting with giveaways to millionaires, wealthy corporations and people who don’t live in Iowa.

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Dems: Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

May 27, 2018
Dems: Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

This Memorial Day, there are many ways to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Fly the flag, take a walk through the cemetery or visit a local monument. No matter where we are, we can all join in the National Moment of Remembrance observed across the country at 3 p.m. on May…

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Dems: Jochum to Auditor Mosiman: Open “special investigation” into claims of Iowa Medicaid savings

May 22, 2018
Dems: Jochum to Auditor Mosiman: Open “special investigation” into claims of Iowa Medicaid savings

Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque has formally asked Mary Mosiman, the Auditor of the State of Iowa, to “audit the Iowa Medicaid program and the private managed care companies to document and determine the amount of ‘savings’ generated by privatizing the Iowa Medicaid program.”

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Dems: Senate Dem Leader’s 2018 session closing remarks

May 8, 2018

Senate Republicans leaders said their agenda was simple: “KICK THE DOOR IN!” Unfortunately, Iowans are already feeling the consequences of having the door kicked in on them. The Republican-controlled legislature and Governor Reynolds did a lot of bad things to good people this session.

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GOP: Closing Remarks from Senate President Charles Schneider

May 5, 2018

One of the main reasons I ran for office was to transform our state from one that continues to lose people and wealth to other states into one that is a magnet for both jobs and the people to fill that demand.

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GOP: Closing Remarks from Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver

May 5, 2018

Iowa families deserve to have more of their hard-earned money in their pockets. Though it took 20 years to fulfill our pledge, we leave here today able to say we accomplished what we set out to do this General Assembly.

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Dems: Senate Dem Leader on passage of GOP tax scheme

May 5, 2018

Republicans passed a tax giveaway bill today that gives most of the benefits to out-of-state companies and millionaires.  It’s a bad deal for most Iowans. It will raise property taxes and result in cuts to health care, job creation, education and other services.

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Dems: 2018 End-of-Session Report

May 5, 2018

This session, we heard from thousands of Iowans who work hard but struggle to get by. They just want a decent-paying job and the chance to lead a happy, healthy life. Our job in the Legislature is to listen and work to improve the lives of everyday Iowans.

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Dems: Senate Dem Leader on Reynolds signing extreme abortion restrictions

May 4, 2018

In the past two years, Governor Reynolds and other the Republican-controlled Legislature have made our state more dangerous for Iowa women. Instead of improving health care access for women, Governor Reynolds and the Republican-controlled Legislature have pushed through policies that put more women at risk.

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