Expanding economy, growing middle class are focus for 2015

Senate Democrats are preparing for the 2015 legislative session, which runs January 12 through early May. After the 2014 election, Iowa will continue to have a divided state government. The Democrat-controlled Iowa Senate will work with the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and Republican Governor Terry Branstad. As we have done in years past, we will work in a bipartisan way to make Iowa a better place to live, work and raise a family. We will continue to fight for Iowa families and small businesses. Our state is seeing growth, but there is much more we can do to create lasting economic recovery that will benefit all Iowans. Every day during the session, we’ll search for ways to strengthen Iowa’s economy and help more families reach a better future. Regardless of party, we are ready to work with anyone interested in creating jobs and growing Iowa’s middle class.

Expanding economy, growing middle class are focus for 2015

Senate Democrats are preparing for the 2015 legislative session, which runs January 12 through early May. After the 2014 election, Iowa will continue to have a divided state government. The Democrat-controlled Iowa Senate will work with the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and Republican Governor Terry Branstad. As we have done in years past, we will work in a bipartisan way to make Iowa a better place to live, work and raise a family. We will continue to fight for Iowa families and small businesses. Our state is seeing growth, but there is much more we can do to create lasting economic recovery that will benefit all Iowans. Every day during the session, we’ll search for ways to strengthen Iowa’s economy and help more families reach a better future. Regardless of party, we are ready to work with anyone interested in creating jobs and growing Iowa’s middle class.

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Giving back this holiday season

This week, we kick off the holiday season with Thanksgiving. As Iowans, we have a lot to be thankful for, including working together to achieve great things for our state. During the holidays, here are a couple ways we can continue building a state that is widely admired for its great quality of life: Feed […]

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Travel safely this Thanksgiving

AAA projects that more than 46 million people will travel to celebrate Thanksgiving this week. That means our roads will be full of holiday drivers. You’ll notice more law enforcement officers on Iowa roads during the Thanksgiving holiday as well, as they team up to save lives and reduce crashes. You can do your part […]

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Gronstal: Expanding economy, growing middle class will guide Iowa Senate Committees

Statement by Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal concering 2015 committee assignments for Democratic Senators

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2015 Iowa Senate Democratic chairs and members

Democratic Members of the Iowa Senate’s Standing Committees  Effective January 12, 2015 Agriculture 13 members Seng –Chair Ragan –Vice Chair Bowman Brase Hart Kinney Sodders Taylor   Appropriations 21 members Dvorsky – Chair Danielson – Vice Chair Bisignano Bolkcom Brase Courtney Dotzler Hogg Mathis McCoy Ragan Schoenjahn Wilhelm   Commerce 15 members Petersen -Chair McCoy […]

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How to get a “veteran” designation on your driver’s license

Veterans can get their “veteran” designation on their driver’s license or state identification card. The veteran designation is a voluntary initiative that many veterans may helpful. Thousands of businesses in Iowa and across the country offer special perks and discounts to veterans, including restaurants, hotels and stores. The veteran designation on a license or ID […]

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