Statement by Stephen Mills, May 13, 2022 News Conference My name is Stephen Mills, and I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I want to take a moment to explain that term—“survivor”—just to be […]
Iowa State Senate President Jake Chapman (R-Adel) has, on three separate occasions, played the key role in sabotaging years of bipartisan work to improve the rights and living conditions of Iowans living in manufactured or mobile homes.
Our plan rewards work, not wealth. We believe that we need to support Iowa workers, who are the backbone of our economy, with lower costs and tax cuts, rather than what Republicans want to do, which is supporting the super-rich and corporations who continue to get richer while working Iowans get left behind.
Today State Senator Jackie Smith of Sioux City blocked proposed legislation that would have increased the dangers faced by Iowa law enforcement officers. Senate File 332 would have doubled how dark Iowa car windows can […]
Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the Senate, staff, members of the press, members of the public, and everyone watching at home, welcome to the 2022 legislative session. Our session should be laser-focused […]
Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls: (1/6/22) As we prepare for the opening of the 2022 legislative session, it’s time for all elected officials returning to the Iowa Statehouse to focus on the state’s number one […]
(12/13/2021) Statement from Sen. Joe Bolkcom, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Revenue Estimating Conference projections “The latest revenue picture kicks the door down for the Legislature to finally do something about Governor […]
Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls, 12/9/21 The biggest challenge facing the Iowa Legislature’s 2022 session is the Kim Reynolds Workforce Crisis. In Iowa manufacturing, health care, education, our service industries…everywhere across our state there just […]
The bottom line is that while Governor Reynolds, Speaker Grassley and Majority Leader Whitver are pointing fingers and playing the blame game, President Biden, Rep. Axne and other Democratic Leaders are actually getting things done for working Iowans.