Dems: Quitline Iowa offers resources for Great American Smokeout

Tomorrow’s Great American Smokeout is a good time for Iowans to kick the tobacco habit. According to the American Cancer Society, the decision to quit using tobacco has nearly immediate results. Free help is available by calling Quitline Iowa at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visiting www.quitlineiowa.org.

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Dems: Senators on way to DC for “Urgent federal action to protect Iowans and community health care providers”

"We are talking about the health care of one out of six Iowans—many who have serious health challenges—and the jobs of the people who provide their health care. If the federal government closely reviews the Iowa Medicaid privatization mess so far, I believe they will conclude that the Branstad Administration is simply not up to…

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Dems: Linn County Resident Mark Seidl to Run for State Representative

Dems: Linn County Resident Mark Seidl to Run for State Representative

Linn County resident Mark Seidl announced today that he is running for State Representative in District 67, which includes Robins, Hiawatha, and part of Marion. “I am running for the Iowa House because it’s time to put our public schools first again and make them the best in the nation,” said Seidl, a Democrat. “A…

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Dems: CH: Senator talks school budget

State Sen. Rita Hart was a guest of the Central DeWitt Community School Board at its regular meeting Wednesday. As part of a legislative update, Hart answered questions from school administrators and the board. During the discussion, Hart said nothing is more important for economic development than investing in education. However, she said the upcoming…

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GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – Growing a 21st Century Workforce

GOP: Under the Golden Dome, Too – Growing a 21st Century Workforce

Earlier this week we celebrated Veteran’s Day to honor those who served in our nation’s armed forces. I’d like to take the time at the beginning of this newsletter to thank them for their service, sacrifice, and dedication to this country. Without the brave men and women of our armed forces, past and present, I…

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Dems: Army Vet Dave Grussing Announces Run for State Representative

Dems: Army Vet Dave Grussing Announces Run for State Representative

 Army veteran and Armstrong native, Dave Grussing, announced he will run for State Representative in House District 7, which includes Emmet County, Winnebago County, and part of Kossuth County including Algona. “As a veteran of the U.S. Army and former police officer, I’m excited about this opportunity to serve my state and country again,” said…

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Dems: Army Vet Dave Grussing Announces Run for State Representative

Dems: Army Vet Dave Grussing Announces Run for State Representative

 Army veteran and Armstrong native, Dave Grussing, announced he will run for State Representative in House District 7, which includes Emmet County, Winnebago County, and part of Kossuth County including Algona. “As a veteran of the U.S. Army and former police officer, I’m excited about this opportunity to serve my state and country again,” said…

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Dems: 3 new laws help vets in need

Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11—a time to honor those who have served our country and made great sacrifices in their military duty. At the Statehouse, we’re always looking for ways to thank our veterans. Some have major needs because of their service, and it’s our responsibility to help. This year, we: Ensured a full…

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Dems: 3 new laws help vets in need

Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11—a time to honor those who have served our country and made great sacrifices in their military duty. At the Statehouse, we’re always looking for ways to thank our veterans. Some have major needs because of their service, and it’s our responsibility to help. This year, we: Ensured a full…

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