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  1. ICYMI: Quad-City Times Editorial Board Slams House GOP for Putting Politics Ahead of Iowa Students and Teachers

    DES MOINES – The Quad-City Times editorial board this morning sharply criticized House Republicans for putting politics before Iowa’s students and teachers in the debate over education funding. The editorial slams House Republicans’ unwillingness to “offer meaningful compromises” to find a solution on education funding and their insistence on pushing “unnecessary and...
  2. IDP Statement Following House GOP Decision to Block Bipartisan Anti-Bullying Legislation

    DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to House Republican’s decision last night to block bipartisan anti-bullying legislation for Iowa public schools. Earlier this year, the anti-bullying legislation passed the Senate, 43-7, with bipartisan support. “Providing our public schools with the tools and resources needed...
  3. IDP Statement Regarding Branstad Hypocrisy on Mental Health

    DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement after Governor Branstad today declared May to be “Mental Health Month” in Iowa. Branstad’s declaration comes after the Governor unilaterally decided to close two of Iowa’s four mental health institutes within the next six months. Just yesterday, The...

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