Posts Tagged ‘ Quality of Life ’

Dems: 2020 Session Wrap-up

June 14, 2020

A quick list of the good, the bad and the ugly bills of the 2020 legislative session.

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Dems: Statement by Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen on passage of Criminal Justice Reforms

June 11, 2020

Iowans are calling for social and racial justice. Senate Democrats are ready to make that a reality, and we are so happy to make a first step today in a bipartisan manner.

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Dems: Boulton: Solutions to racial injustice must be new

June 5, 2020

Our city, state, and nation are struggling with what is broken in our society. Racial injustice isn’t new, but our solutions absolutely must be. We have seen powerful, poignant moments. A peaceful, massive assembly has inspired new conversations. It al...

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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: We need transparency in fight against COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Iowans want to be part of the solution. That requires more Iowans knowing what is going on. We deserve straightforward leadership that includes timely, accurate data, and clear directions.

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Dems: Enhancing communities through land banks

March 4, 2020

Bipartisan legislation (SF 2369) establishing “land banks” has passed the Senate Local Government Committee. Land banks are public-private partnerships to rehabilitate rundown, vacant and tax-delinquent properties for productive use. MORE

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Dems: Iowa courts innovate to improve lives

January 17, 2020

Iowa has developed specialized courts to address the specific needs of Iowans and their communities. Judges, treatment professionals, lawyers and service agencies form treatment teams to help Iowans address their underlying problems. MORE

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Dems: Iowa courts innovate to improve lives

January 17, 2020

Iowa has developed specialized courts to address the specific needs of Iowans and their communities. Judges, treatment professionals, lawyers and service agencies form treatment teams to help Iowans address their underlying problems. MORE

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Dems: Legislators to hear from mobile home residents, discuss reforms

December 10, 2019

A public meeting on proposed reforms for mobile home parks is set for 1 PM Saturday, Dec. 14, in room 103 of the Statehouse.

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Dems: 2020 Session Must Fix Iowa’s Medical Cannabis Program

November 15, 2019

Representative John Forbes and Senator Joe Bolkcom argue for reforms to Iowa's "worst in the nation" medical cannabis program in a news conference at the Iowa Statehouse on Friday, November 15, 2019.

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