Coronavirus comes to Iowa

March 9, 2020 Senate Staff 0

State Public Health officials updated legislators today on cases of coronavirus within Iowa. It’s normal to be concerned, especially with reports of illness and death, so we want to pass along what we’re learning.
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Enhancing communities through land banks

March 4, 2020 Senate Staff 0

Bipartisan legislation (SF 2369) establishing “land banks” has passed the Senate Local Government Committee. Land banks are public-private partnerships to rehabilitate rundown, vacant and tax-delinquent properties for productive use.
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Child protections cannot wait

February 26, 2020 Senate Staff 0

If we want to protect Iowa kids from abuse, neglect and potential death, it’s time to provide adequate funding for Iowa DHS. As we prepare the next state budget, we’ll be fighting for the dedicated workers and the people they serve.
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