Dems: Iowa is COVID hot spot

Six months into the pandemic, when many of us thought we might be in the clear, Iowa is in the thick of it with record-high infection rates and mounting deaths. Yet, the Governor continues her half-hearted approach that is preventing Iowa from getting ...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 21- August 27

A record 5,538 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. This week Iowa saw the single highest positive day of new cases with 1,475. Iowa also saw a 33% jump in positive COVID cases this week compared to last week.    There were ...

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Dems: “The time for half-hearted public relations gestures is over.”

News Release: August 27, 2020 “Governor Reynolds’ proclamation today closed bars in six counties, including Story County. Her action is an appropriate response, in part, to the irresponsible mass student parties of the last several [...]

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Dems: Let’s send kids back to school safely

It’s back-to school time, and most parents would love for kids to return to their classroom – when it is safe. No amount of seat time in a classroom will make up for jeopardizing the health of our kids. Let’s put their safety first as we continue to a...

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Dems: Linn County Residents Now Eligible for Additional Storm Recovery Assistance

Federal Assistance Grants Residents of Linn County can now apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Individual Assistance Program, which provides disaster-affected homeowners, renters, and businesses with programs and services to maxi...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 14- August 20

Another 3,695 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. There were also sadly, 58 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 1012 deaths. 1 of 59 Iowans have tested positive COVID-19.   There are currently 300 patients hospita...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 20, 2020

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 20, 2020

In this edition: The Future of College Athletics Is a Big Question Without College Football Dipping into endowments or borrowing as ways to fund athletic department operations are not options Iowa Ranked #6 in Best Teacher Salaries Despite dire predictions from legislative Democrats, teachers’ salaries are up after collective bargaining reform Students Upset about Online…

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Dems: Celebrating the right to vote

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, we have another voting rights victory: Iowa will no longer automatically institute a lifetime ban on voting for all Iowans convicted of any felony.

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 7- August 13

Iowa had another 2,994 cases of COVID-19 in the past seven days. And sadly, there were another 48 deaths this week, bringing the total to 954 deaths.    More than 50,000 Iowans have now tested positive for COVID since the virus started spreading i...

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