Legislative advocates for reforming Iowa’s “worst in the nation” medical cannabis program will keep fighting for much-needed reforms vetoed by Gov. Reynolds. In April, HF 732 passed the Iowa House 96 to 3 and the Iowa Senate 40 to 7.
In the past two years, Governor Reynolds and other the Republican-controlled Legislature have made our state more dangerous for Iowa women. Instead of improving health care access for women, Governor Reynolds and the Republican-controlled Legislature have pushed through policies that put more women at risk.
“I have always been interested in politics, so I was thrilled when I discovered there is a way to get involved at a young age. I believe that it’s important to gain real-world experience in a career field before deciding to go into it…. I hoped being a page would help me figure out if politics is where I should be headed.” –Tali Tesar of Clear Lake
SF 2353 – WIOA federal conformity FLOOR ACTION: SF 2353 confirms Iowa Code to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). The bill adds definitions; makes changes to the conflict of […]
Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy changes.
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.
“IPERS and Iowa’s other public pension plans are secure, strong, and sustainable. Some current legislative proposals to change IPERS could break the promise we have made to hard working Iowans since 1953,” said Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald.
Statement by Senator Joe Bolkcom, Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee and member of the Medicaid Assistance Advisory Council “On Tuesday, November 7, Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven will have the […]
This meeting on Iowa’s Public Retirement Systems is open to the public and will be LIVESTREAMED at www.facebook.com/IowaSenateDemocrats. Click through for the prepared agenda.