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Dems: Des Moines State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines Honored with Hoover Presidential Foundation Uncommon Public Service Award

January 13, 2021

Today, in the Iowa House Representatives, State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines (D-Polk) was awarded the Uncommon Public Service Award by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Foundation for her service to the people of Iowa that has gone above and beyond legislative r...

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Dems: Opening Day Remarks by House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard

January 11, 2021

Good morning, Mr. Speaker and ladies and gentlemen of the Iowa House.  I want to give a special welcome to the new legislators and their families.  I hope you find your time here rewarding as you serve the people of Iowa. Congratulations on your electi...

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Dems: Daily Coronavirus Update- December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

This week the Governor also announced she is loosening COVID-19 mitigation efforts including; raising indoor gathering restrictions from 10 to 15 people, allowing bars and restaurants to stay open past 10pm, and lifting the cap on the number of spectat...

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Dems: Iowa House Democrats Announce Committee Assignments for 2021

December 17, 2020

Today, House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard announced committee assignments for 2021 Legislative Session. Below are the assignments by committee: http://iowahouse.org/pdf/2021CommitteeAssignments-byCommittee.pdf   Below are the assignments by ,me...

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Dems: Statement from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, on REC Meeting

December 17, 2020

Statement from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, on REC Meeting “Factors below the surface tell us more about Iowa’s economy than the REC’s status quo revenue projections. Iowa has regained just half of the jobs los...

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Dems: Statement from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, on REC Meeting

December 17, 2020

Statement from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, on REC Meeting “Factors below the surface tell us more about Iowa’s economy than the REC’s status quo revenue projections. Iowa has regained just half of the jobs los...

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Dems: Lawmaker: Horrific Allegations in Tyson Wrongful Death Lawsuit Require Reynolds To Stop Hiding Her Role During the Crisis  

November 20, 2020

Waterloo, Iowa -- In light of the wrongful death lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods this week, State Rep. Ras Smith of Waterloo called on Governor Kim Reynolds to stop hiding the role her administration played during the COVID crisis at Tyson last sprin...

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Dems: Prichard, Konfrst Elected to Lead Iowa House Democrats

November 14, 2020

Des Moines, Iowa – Today, State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected to serve another term as leader of the Iowa House Democrats. Rep. Jennifer Konfrst of Windsor Heights was elected as the Democratic Whip and four other lawmakers w...

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Dems: New Iowa COVID Mitigation Public Health Proclamation

November 10, 2020

This new proclamation is effective at 12:01 a.m. on November 11, 2020, and continues until 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2020. Gathering Restrictions: Social, community, recreational, or leisure  If more than 10 people: ○ 6 feet distancing between groups ...

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Dems: Statement from House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard on Iowa COVID Crisis

November 10, 2020

“Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 response is too little and too late.  After ignoring the pandemic and public health guidelines for a month while campaigning, Governor Reynolds has put the State of Iowa in a crisis today.  COVID-19 is overwhelming our heal...

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