More than 30 labor and delivery departments have closed around our state. We have a shortage of obstetricians. Options for prenatal care are shrinking. Instead of focusing on these solvable problems, Republicans want to restrict rights through a constitutional amendment and a public vote.
We have a chance this year in the Iowa Legislature to send more positive signals to our children that we want them to stay in Iowa after graduation. We can build safe, caring and vibrant neighborhoods for people of all ages by working together to get the job done.
The Governor should require repayment of taxpayer money, and hold responsible parties accountable for their poor judgment.
A public meeting on proposed reforms for mobile home parks is set for 1 PM Saturday, Dec. 14, in room 103 of the Statehouse.
This borrowing scheme follows the failure over the last decade to adequately fund our public universities.
Legislators argue for reforms to Iowa’s medical cannabis program in a news conference Nov. 15, 2019.
Iowans: Raise your voices in support of Iowa farmers and against a proposal that could cripple our rural economy.
Iowans need a leader at the Department of Human Services who will stand up for people instead of for-profit companies.
State Senator Liz Mathis of Hiawatha has received the 2019 “Legislative Friend of Housing” award at the annual statewide Housing Iowa Conference held in Cedar Rapids.
This year’s event will focus on new conservation technologies, including terraces, waterways, improvements, tiling and cover crops. John Deere will provide hands-on demonstrations. Ryan Vogel, owner of an earth moving and tiling business, will discuss the impact of recent legislation on cost sharing.