Thursday, October 2, 2014

Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

A new report shows community college career and technical education programs provide a good economic return for Iow ...

House Democrats Release 2015 Plan to Build a Strong Middle Class

Iowa House Democrats outlined their agenda to grow Iowa’s middle class and re-vitalize rural Iowa during the 2015 l ...

Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. We all must wo ...

High School Students Encouraged to Apply to be Legislative Pages

The Iowa Legislature is looking for high school students to learn more about the legislative process by applying to ...

Boosting Iowa’s Middle Class

The foundation of our economy is rooted in the strength of the middle class. The last decade has been especially to ...

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Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

A new report shows community college career and technical education programs provide a good economic return for Iowans earning a degree. The "Iowa Community Colleges Education Outcomes Report" links employment and wage information with students who e ...

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Meet the Candidate: Daniel Lundby HD 68

Meet the Candidate: Daniel Lundby HD 68

Iowa State Representative Daniel Lundby was born and raised in Marion and a fifth generation Iowan. His mother, Mary Lundby, served Iowa in the House of Representatives and State Senate from 1987-2009. His father, Michael, worked at Quaker Oats and r ...

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Meet the Candidate: Art Staed HD 66

Meet the Candidate: Art Staed HD 66

Art Staed hails from Joplin, Missouri, one of 11 kids. He graduated from McAuley Regional Catholic High School, earned his college degree at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, a Master’s degree in Secondary Education at The University of Missouri a ...

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Meet the Candidate: Elizabeth Bennett HD 65

Meet the Candidate: Elizabeth Bennett HD 65

Liz Bennett is a Democrat running to serve Iowa’s 65th House District. An active Democrat, she has volunteered her time for many Democratic candidates, including Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt, Rep. Art Staed, Sen. Liz Mathis, and President Obama. Sh ...

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Meet the Candidate: Bruce Bearinger HD 64

Meet the Candidate: Bruce Bearinger HD 64

Bruce Bearinger is an Oelwein resident for over 20 years and a retired teacher. Bruce taught high school agriculture and served as FFA advisor at Preston, Oelwein, and Jesup high schools. During his 17 year tenure as teacher he helped with a variety ...

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Meet the Candidate: Teresa Meyer HD 63

Meet the Candidate: Teresa Meyer HD 63

Teresa Meyer lives in Waverly, IA and is a Cardiology Nurse. She is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College and worked in the skilled unit at New Aldaya LIfescapes in Cedar Falls. She is on the Board of Trustees at Hawkeye Community College, a member ...

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Meet the Candidate: Deborah Berry HD 62

Meet the Candidate: Deborah Berry HD 62

Representative Deborah “Deb” Berry is a native of Waterloo Iowa. She attended Waterloo Community Schools. She received her B.A. from Upper Iowa University and the University of Northern Iowa graduate program. IN 2000, she was first elected to the Wat ...

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