Herstory: More women are serving in the Iowa legislature than ever before this year. [email protected] #ialegis
House Democratic Leader @RepPrichard says Iowa has many challenges with education funding, health care, workforce shortage, and soil and water health issues. He says Dems will work in good faith with the other party to solve those problems. #ialegis.
Iowa House is in recess as lawmakers go caucus for a few hours. Even that gets a brief applause from some. I promise you that no one will be excited about caucusing after the first day of session. #ialegis.
#Iowa House has completed opening morning business & leader speeches. In recess until 2 pm. Senate proceedings still being live-streamed here: #ialegis.
May his hand of providence continue to - @ChrisHagenow Enough with the god references already. It is the PEOPLE of Iowa that guide and shape our great state. #ialegis #atheistvoter.
Leader @ChrisHagenow mentions workforce shortage as biggest challenge for employers. @IowaABI members agree and looking forward to working together. #ialegis.
Now up Maj Leader @ChrisHagenow gives opening remarks. “Last General Assembly, 88% of bills we passed were bipartisan and I hope we can push that even higher this year.” #ialegis.
Majority Leader @ChrisHagenow is giving his opening remarks #ialegis #iagop Read them here ⬇️⬇️.
[email protected] will work in good faith with the Majority party to solve problems in a collaborative/meaningful way #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected] will demand access to domestic and foreign markets to improve our agricultural economy & ensure the health of our soil and water through sustainable production #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected] will fight for the rights of workers to be safe, and to be fairly compensated for their labor #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected] will work to expand educational opportunity and job training for all Iowans, whether they are in the K-12 system, community colleges, universities, or advanced job training programs #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected] will work to expand access to health care for all Iowans, whether they are urban or rural, rich or poor #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected] believe it’s time to get back to the basics in education, skills training, job creating, and affordable health care for Iowans #iapolitics #ialegis.
[email protected], the new House minority leader in the Iowa House, receives applause as he notes that the majority of Democrats in the chamber are women. That’s a first. #ialegis.
It’s time to set aside petty politics and get to work on improving the lives of all Iowans #iapolitics #ialegis.
Proud to lead @iowahousedems and be the first caucus in Iowa that has a majority of women #iapolitics #ialegis.
House @SpeakerUpmeyer kicks off the 88th General Assembly of the #ialegis with concern for rural Iowa, from declining job opportunities to lack of high-speed internet. Don’t forget a BIG barrier to rural workforce participation: child care > #ChildCare4All.
Women outnumber the men in the House Democrats (@iowahousedems) caucus: 24 women/22 men. #ialegis #iapolitics.
45 women serving in the #ialegis this year, a record number. #iapolitics @KCCINews.
Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen just spoke. She said both her grandmothers were born before women gained the right to vote. “Today, just two generations later, I serve as a leader in the Iowa Senate, our state has its first elected female governor, she said. #ialegis.
Senate Majority Leader @jackwhitver beginning his opening remarks. #ialegis.
Oops-housing. Not hoisinf. Fingers already moving too fast. #ialegis.
Herstory: More women are serving in the Iowa legislature than ever before this year. [email protected] #ialegis.
“Iowans expect us to move beyond the partisan gamesmanship and govern.” [email protected] Begins to highlight successes of last session and ways to move forward. #ialegis.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate confirmed to the Des Moines Register on Sunday night that his office failed to meet a key requirement that would have advanced two constitutional amendment efforts #ialegis via @sgrubermiller.