Dems: Disaster Recovery Assistance Available

A severe weather disaster proclamation has was issued for the following counties, Benton, Boone, Dallas, Cedar, Clarke, Clinton, Greene, Grundy, Hardin, Iowa, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Marshall, Muscatine, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story, Ta...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 6, 2020

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter August 6, 2020

In this edition: Pediatricians Recommend Schools Start In-Person The evidence indicates that children and adolescents are less likely to have severe disease resulting from COVID-19 infection and may be less likely to become infected and to spread infection Governor Pushes for In-Person Learning in Schools Out of 367 school districts, only five districts (Urbandale, Waukee,…

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 31- August 6

The seven day COVID case total for Iowa was 3,363 cases. Unfortunately, with 52 additional deaths this week, there have now been 906 Iowans who have passed away due to COVID-19 in the past five months.    Since March, 47,141 Iowans have tested pos...

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Dems: Iowa Senate Republicans failed to support bipartisan effort to restore voting rights

A permanent solution was blocked by Senate Republicans, who failed to amend the Iowa Constitution to allow more Iowans to vote. Sen. Brad Zaun, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, waited until the 11th hour of the 2020 session to finally get it th...

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Dems: Governor “abusing the power of her office” to force unsafe school reopenings

“Nowhere in Senate File 2310 does it state that Iowa students, teachers and staff will be required to work and learn in unsafe buildings." the percentage of time Iowans need to spend in buildings. She cooked up that unsafe and unrealistic number herse...

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Dems: STATEMENT FROM IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS ON GOVERNOR’S RECENT CHANGES TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE 

Statement from State Rep. Sharon Steckman, Member of House Education Committee and retired teacher “House Democrats believe there is nothing more important than ensuring our students, teachers, and support staff can return to school in a safe and healt...

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Dems: STATEMENT FROM IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS ON GOVERNOR’S RECENT CHANGES TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE 

Statement from State Rep. Sharon Steckman, Member of House Education Committee and retired teacher “House Democrats believe there is nothing more important than ensuring our students, teachers, and support staff can return to school in a safe and healt...

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GOP: Senate Republicans on Rules Review Committee Announce Opposition to Proposed Utility Board Rule

"Private property is one of the fundamental aspects of our republic. Eroding those rights through administrative rule-making conflicts with the founding principles of our state and nation."

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GOP: National Group Hails Iowa’s Budgeting Practices

“CSG’s newest report validates the conservative budgeting practices Senate Republicans have implemented for the last four years."

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