1. House Republicans Fail Iowans

    DES MOINES – The second legislative funnel week came to an end this week, and with it ended the chance for several common-sense pieces of legislation that would benefit Iowans.  These bills died for one reason – House Republicans. Bills that Republicans failed to advance this year in the legislature...
  2. Show Your Support for Medicaid Expansion Tonight!

    Dear Iowa Democrats, One of the most important issues facing the state this session is whether we will expand Medicaid to 155,000 low-income Iowans who desperately need health care.  For months Democrats have been leading the charge to implement this policy and give the 60 year-old Iowan who just lost...
  3. Even Republicans Can’t Support Reckless Steve King Budget

    DES MOINES – In a rare show of bi-partisanship, the US House of Representatives this afternoon voted down Rep. Steve King’s budget that was proposed by his Republican Study Committee.  Only 104 Representatives voted yes, including King, while 132 Representatives voted no, including Rep. Tom Latham and 117 other Republicans....
  4. 2012 #IADems Convention

    The 2012 Iowa Democratic Party Convention is under way. Follow along on Twitter, @IowaDemocrats, or check out the Storify feed below. [View the story “2012 #IADems Convention” on Storify]
  5. Dvorsky statement on Governor Branstad’s threat to close Iowa Workforce Development offices

    DES MOINES – Iowa Democratic Party Chairwoman Sue Dvorsky released the following statement today in response to Governor Branstad’s threat to close Iowa Workforce Development offices and lay off hundreds of Iowans: “I am appalled that Governor Branstad would create even more uncertainty for unemployed Iowans by making this issue...

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