State Senator Chaz Allen of Newton invites Governor Reynolds to back bipartisan energy reforms, creating more jobs for Iowans and boosting our state’s clean energy production.
The state of Iowa will host the Midwest’s largest annual gathering of state and provincial legislators this summer in Des Moines.
On January 13, 2017, the Associated Press organized a pre-session news conference with with the leaders of the Iowa Legislature and Governor Branstad. The meetings were livestreamed on the Iowa Senate Democrats’ Facebook Page.
Iowa Senate News Release For immediate release: November 19, 2016 Hogg elected leader of Senate Democrats [Des Moines] At a Statehouse meeting Nov. 19, Democratic members of the Iowa Senate unanimously elected State Senator Rob […]
Twenty-three Iowans died from prescription opioid overdoses in 2015, according to the Department of Public Health. A report from the Trust for America’s Health tells us that prescription drug and heroin overdose deaths are climbing […]
This year, Iowa started a “Safe at Home” program for victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, stalking and human trafficking. Dozens of Iowans are now participating in this address confidentiality program administered by the Secretary […]
It’s hard to fathom that human trafficking happens at all, much less that it is a growing problem here in the heartland. Human trafficking is the buying and selling of people, who are often forced […]
Voting at the polls can present unique challenges to Iowans with disabilities, including military veterans. Iowa is one of the nation’s leaders in voting accessibility. We want to make sure all Iowans are fully able […]
Iowa’s shortage of skilled workers has been our biggest obstacle to economic growth. Investing in education and job training can change that. Good education and worker training lead to better-paying, high-quality jobs, and a skilled, […]