Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, October 16 – October 22

Another 7,752 Iowans were infected with COVID-19 in the past seven days. A total of 110,974 have contracted the virus in Iowa since March. Unfortunately, there were 89 more deaths this week. Iowa has seen a 16% two-week increase in deaths.    Iowa...

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Dems: The Truth about Iowa Unemployment

The headline today from the Reynolds administration of 4.7% unemployment in Iowa wildly underrepresents the dire current unemployment situation in Iowa. A truer unemployment number would be 12.3%.

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Dems: Statement on Governor’s misuse of federal COVID funds

Instead of directing more money to testing and contact tracing, paid sick leave for essential workers, food assistance, childcare subsidies, additional money for rent assistance, unemployment insurance, utility assistance, providing PPE to healthcare w...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, October 9 – October 15

There were another 7,511 Iowans that tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. Iowa now has a total of 104,552 who have contracted the virus. Unfortunately, there were another 88 more deaths this week. Since March, 1,521 Iowans have died fro...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 15, 2020

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 15, 2020

In this edition: Iowa’s Economy Remains Resilient, Growth Expected All three members of the REC saw growth in the Iowa economy Fiscal Year 2021 off to a Strong Start State revenue in the first three months of the fiscal year has grown by 7.1 Financial Assistance to Help with Utilities Available to Low-Income Iowans The…

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 15, 2020

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 15, 2020

In this edition: Iowa’s Economy Remains Resilient, Growth Expected All three members of the REC saw growth in the Iowa economy Fiscal Year 2021 off to a Strong Start State revenue in the first three months of the fiscal year has grown by 7.1 Financial Assistance to Help with Utilities Available to Low-Income Iowans The…

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, October 1 – October 8

There were another 6,245 Iowans that tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. Iowa now has a total of 95,857 who have contracted the virus. Unfortunately, there were another 61 more deaths this week. Since March,1,419 Iowans have died from ...

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Dems: Clinton County Residents Now Eligible Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Individuals in Clinton County impacted by the August derecho are now eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). Any Clinton County resident who lost their job due to the Derecho can now apply for the assistance including self-employed busines...

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GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 1, 2020

GOP: House Republican Caucus Newsletter October 1, 2020

In this edition: State Finishes Fiscal Year 2020 with $305 million budget surplus The Council of State Governments found Iowa to be best positioned to weather the economic and fiscal risks that will arise from the coronavirus pandemic State Board of Education Votes for Partial Takeover of Davenport Community School District Operations The district’s consistent…

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