Posts Tagged ‘ working families ’

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: 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: 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: 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: Hogg: Don’t deny unemployment to workers

April 29, 2020

After prematurely re-opening 77 counties, the Governor says Iowans who don’t go into work -- out of fear for themselves or a vulnerable person in their family contracting COVID19 -- will lose their unemployment benefits.

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Dems: Hogg: Don’t deny unemployment to workers

April 29, 2020

After prematurely re-opening 77 counties, the Governor says Iowans who don’t go into work -- out of fear for themselves or a vulnerable person in their family contracting COVID19 -- will lose their unemployment benefits.

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Dems: 3 immediate steps needed for meatpacking worker safety

April 19, 2020

As the COVID-19 public health emergency worsens, three Iowa State Senators are calling for immediate action in response to multiple outbreaks at meatpacking facilities across the state.

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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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