Posts Tagged ‘ Recent News ’

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: 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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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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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, October 30 – November 5

November 6, 2020

Iowa saw a record of 18,696 Iowans infected with COVID-19 from October 30 - November 5. A total of 144,142 Iowans have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. Unfortunately, there were 110 more deaths this week. So far, 1,815 Iowans have lost their l...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, October 23 – October 29

October 29, 2020

Another 10,939 Iowans were infected with COVID-19 in the past seven days. Iowa has confirmed 32,000 cases of COVID since the beginning of October. Unfortunately, there were 97 more deaths this week. Iowa has seen 349 COVID deaths since just the beginni...

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