Posts Tagged ‘ coronavirus ’

Dems: End-of-Session Statement by Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen

June 14, 2020

Instead of relying on ribbon-cutting rhetoric and mystery data, Republican leaders should have listened to Iowans and worked in a bipartisan manner.

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Dems: Mathis, Sweeney: Forgive Medicare Loans

June 2, 2020

Hospitals and other healthcare providers accessed advanced payments through the CARES Act Medicare Loan Fund to bridge losses. Loan forgiveness is vitally important and is much more critical now, given the fact that hospital losses have far exceeded th...

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Dems: Mathis, Sweeney: Forgive Medicare Loans

June 2, 2020

Hospitals and other healthcare providers accessed advanced payments through the CARES Act Medicare Loan Fund to bridge losses. Loan forgiveness is vitally important and is much more critical now, given the fact that hospital losses have far exceeded th...

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Dems: Legislative Democrats’ COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

June 1, 2020

Iowa's Democratic lawmakers have released a plan to address the needs of Iowa families and business during the reconvened 2020 session, starting June 3. The goal is to keep lawmakers focused on addressing problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dems: Legislative Democrats’ COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

June 1, 2020

Iowa's Democratic lawmakers have released a plan to address the needs of Iowa families and business during the reconvened 2020 session, starting June 3. The goal is to keep lawmakers focused on addressing problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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