2021 Highlights & Disappointments

May 20, 2021 Senate Staff 0

The 2021 legislative session has adjourned for the year with no comprehensive plan to help Iowans struggling from a global pandemic that has upended their lives and their pocketbooks.

Community colleges help workers, economy rebound

July 20, 2021 Senate Staff 0

As businesses and industries look to fully re-open, they’re struggling to find the workers they need to fill well-paying jobs. Iowans may be eager to apply, but often lack the specific skills required. That’s where community colleges come in.

Sen Dem Leader appoints Jazmin Newton to redistricting panel

July 6, 2021 Senate Staff 0

Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls has appointed attorney and community leader Jazmin Newton of Davenport to the Temporary Redistricting Advisory Commission. The Commission gathers input from Iowans about new maps that will be drawn for legislative and Congressional districts, based on Census data.