Struggling mobile home residents held a news conference with Senators Zach Wahls and Kevin Kinney on ways to fix Iowa’s broken mobile home laws.
Cynthia Fodor of KCCI News on Iowa legislators’ efforts to combat the sudden spike in mobile home park rents facing Iowans throughout the state.
Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so. On HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver takes a deep dive into the problem.
In the past two years, Governor Reynolds and other the Republican-controlled Legislature have made our state more dangerous for Iowa women. Instead of improving health care access for women, Governor Reynolds and the Republican-controlled Legislature have pushed through policies that put more women at risk.
“I have always been interested in politics, so I was thrilled when I discovered there is a way to get involved at a young age. I believe that it’s important to gain real-world experience in a career field before deciding to go into it…. I hoped being a page would help me figure out if politics is where I should be headed.” –Tali Tesar of Clear Lake
SF 2353 – WIOA federal conformity FLOOR ACTION: SF 2353 confirms Iowa Code to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). The bill adds definitions; makes changes to the conflict of […]
Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy changes.
Senator Nate Boulton, ranking member of the Labor & Business Committee, introduced two workers’ rights bills. SF 2185 would allow injured Iowa employees to choose their own doctors. SF 2186 restores the collective bargaining rights abruptly taken away from several hundred thousand Iowa workers last year.
“IPERS and Iowa’s other public pension plans are secure, strong, and sustainable. Some current legislative proposals to change IPERS could break the promise we have made to hard working Iowans since 1953,” said Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald.