Reverend Dan Gerrietts, pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City, gave the opening prayer in the House and Senate on Jan. 23. He and his wife, Molly, were the… Read more »
Tim Dwight, one Iowa’s greatest athletes, is now one of our state’s greatest advocates for solar energy. Tim points out that the cost per watt of solar energy has fallen… Read more »
Here’s how my constituents can reach me during the 2017 legislative session: Call me at the Statehouse (515-281-3371) or at home (641-424-0874). E-mail me at email@example.com. At www.senate.iowa.gov/senator/ragan, you can… Read more »
Opening comments for Dec. 13 meeting of Health Policy Oversight Committee” In Iowa, privatized health care for the poor and severely disabled is moving forward faster, with less planning, than in any other state. This affects the health care of one in six Iowans. At this meeting of the Iowa Legislature’s Health Policy Oversight Committee, it is our job to ask “How’s it going?” That is the question we need to keep asking Iowa families and Iowa health care providers. The answers so far are pretty consistent. Various basic problems continue and aren’t being fixed.