Posts Tagged ‘ Blog ’

Dems: New budget estimates mean we must focus on real solutions

May 29, 2020

Based on the updated revenue estimates, the Governor and legislators must strategically use available resources– including federal funds and the state’s rainy-day fund – to protect key priorities: education, health care and employment security.

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Dems: Coronavirus impact survey results

May 27, 2020

The results of our Coronavirus Impact Survey, conducted from May 12 to May 25, are in.

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Dems: Petersen: Let’s give Iowans a healthier way to restart the economy

May 21, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases is still increasing, and nationally ranked hotspots are popping up all over the state. Yet, the Governor and Republican legislators continue to deliver narratives that are heavy on spin and light on facts and data.

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Dems: Dem leader on decision by Republicans to resume session

May 13, 2020

We hope the focus of the reconvened Legislature will be to complete a balanced state budget and provide necessary oversight of the Executive Branch’s actions during this pandemic.

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Dems: Celsi: More testing, oversight needed

May 13, 2020

So far, TestIowa has not delivered on its contractual promise to test at least 5,000 people per day. Sen. Celsi is calling for expanded testing in cooperation with other entities.

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Dems: SURVEY: Coronavirus Impact

May 12, 2020

How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted you? Your experience can help guide the focus when the Legislature resumes the 2020 session. TAKE SURVEY

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Dems: Hogg: Virus spreading faster in open counties

May 11, 2020

For 11 days in a row, COVID-19 cases have increased faster in the 77 counties where Gov. Reynolds loosened restrictions than in the rest of Iowa.

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Dems: Boulton: Workers’ compensation should cover coronavirus

May 7, 2020

More than 100 years ago, Upton Sinclair chronicled the misery and abuse of American workers in the meatpacking industry, describing them as “centers of contagion, poisoning the lives of all of us.” Today, we are witnessing a new chapter in the life and...

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Dems: Making Tyson safe for workers must be first priority

May 1, 2020

The failure by bad actors in the meatpacking industry has imposed heavy costs on Iowans. Independent, ongoing health and safety reforms are essential to recovering from this economic and health care disaster.

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Dems: Dem leaders: Take precautions when re-opening state Capitol

April 30, 2020

Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have submitted recommendations for how to safely re-open the Capitol when the Legislature resumes the 2020 session.

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