Posts Tagged ‘ working families ’

Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy changes.

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Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for  Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

“…proposed tariffs will have a negative impact on Iowa’s agricultural economy…” DES MOINES – Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy [...]

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Dems: 3 Senate Republican tax plan claims that don’t add up

March 1, 2018

Contrary to the claims of Senate Republicans, their tax plan is NOT fair to many Iowans, it does NOT make Iowa more competitive with other states, and it certainly does NOT take into account the ongoing budget crisis.

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Dems: Nonpartisan analysis confirms GOP tax plan is ‘fiscally irresponsible’

February 27, 2018

Contrary to the claims of Senate Republicans, their tax plan is NOT fair to many Iowans, it does NOT make Iowa more competitive with other states, and it certainly does NOT take into account the ongoing budget crisis.

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Dems: Iowa tax bill needs closer look

February 26, 2018

Last week, Republicans who control the Iowa Senate came out with a 130-page, $1 billion tax plan. Much like what happens in Washington D.C., we’ve seen no spreadsheets to give us a sense of the [...]

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Dems: Senate Democrat responds to Senate GOP tax plan

February 21, 2018

Although the proposal from the Senate Republicans leaves many unanswered questions, Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque, the lead Democrat in the Iowa Senate on tax issues, renewed her offer to work in a bipartisan manner on a tax plan.

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Dems: Restoring rights to working Iowans

February 7, 2018

Senator Nate Boulton, ranking member of the Labor & Business Committee, introduced two workers' rights bills. SF 2185 would allow injured Iowa employees to choose their own doctors. SF 2186 restores the collective bargaining rights abruptly taken away from several hundred thousand Iowa workers last year. 

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Dems: Boulton: Here’s how to provide all working Iowans with paid family leave

January 31, 2018

Senate File 2133 would provide 12 weeks of paid family leave for working Iowa families. The leave would be available when Iowans must care for a family member with a serious health condition or to bond with a newborn, adopted, or foster child. The bill also provides for paid medical leave for a personal serious health condition.

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Dems: Lawmakers Unveil “Putting Iowans First” Plan

January 25, 2018
Dems: Lawmakers Unveil “Putting Iowans First” Plan

Democratic lawmakers outlined their new plan today called Putting Iowans First.  The plan was developed by lawmakers to keep the 2018 session focused on improving the lives of everyday Iowans with better-paying jobs, revitalized small towns and rural communities, the best education in the country and a great quality of life.

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Dems: Two ideas to help more Iowans save for retirement

January 24, 2018

All workers deserve economic security. ThE new economy is an on-demand economy, a gig economy. Gig economy workers could work in the technology field or maybe they are drivers for companies like Lyft and Uber. These workers do not have access to benefits when they get hurt on the job, healthcare or even retirement savings.

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