GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

GOP: Opioid Legislation Throughout the Years

Over the last several years, the Legislature has passed numerous measures to tackle the opioid epidemic in Iowa. Much of that work is coming to fruition and we are beginning to see results with opioid-related deaths decreasing by 33% last year and reaching a five year low. House Republicans will continue to work towards common…

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Dems: Legislative leaders to decide on medical cannabis special committee

For Immediate Release: July 9, 2019 Special committee would provide path for bipartisan agreement on medical cannabis — Decision to be made by legislative leaders this Thursday, July 11, at Iowa Statehouse This Thursday, the [...]

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Dems: Fight for medical cannabis reforms continues

Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program will keep fighting for much-needed reforms vetoed by Gov. Reynolds. In April, HF 732 passed the Iowa House 96 to 3 and the Iowa Senate 40 to 7.

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Dems: Next Steps in the Fight for Iowa Medical Cannabis Reforms

Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program say they will keep fighting for reforms overwhelmingly vetoed by Governor Reynolds. “Representative Forbes and I called on our colleagues to join us in calling fo...

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Dems: Ross Wilburn Wins Democratic Nomination for Special Election in Ames

Ross Wilburn was selected by local Democrats today to be the Democratic nominee for State Representative in the special election set for Tuesday, August 6 in Story County.  The special election was called after former State Representative Lisa Heddens ...

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Dems: New Laws Starting July 1

A host of new laws will take effect on July 1, the start of the state’s new fiscal year. A number of bi-partisan bills were passed during the 2019 Legislative Session designed to protect Iowans.  In an effort to curb the abuse of opioids in Iowa, a new...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

In this edition: Confucius Institute Remains at University of Iowa as Espionage Threat on College Campuses Grows The Institutes, according to a Central Intelligence Agency report issued last year, are funded by the Chinese Communist Party Future Ready Iowa now Accepting Applications The goal is to increase the number of Iowans earning postsecondary credentials that…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter June 27, 2019

In this edition: Confucius Institute Remains at University of Iowa as Espionage Threat on College Campuses Grows The Institutes, according to a Central Intelligence Agency report issued last year, are funded by the Chinese Communist Party Future Ready Iowa now Accepting Applications The goal is to increase the number of Iowans earning postsecondary credentials that…

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Dems: Spread the word about abuse hotline

Dems: Spread the word about abuse hotline

The Iowa Attorney General’s office recently established a new toll-free hotline for adult survivors to report child sexual abuse. This is an important step to ensure that survivors of child sex abuse get the justice [...]

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