Wednesday, October 22, 2014

State Ends Year with $1 Billion in the Bank; Projects 4.8 % Growth for Next Year

The state’s non-partisan budget experts met this week and reported the state has a balanced budget with over $1 bil ...

Now Hiring Communications Interns for 2015 Session

Communications Internship Democratic Caucus – Iowa House of Representatives Description: Interns will work directly ...

Protecting Seniors, Children and Vulnerable Iowans

Iowa’s older population is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. In the next three years alone, Iowa ...

Help for First Time Farmers

Iowans wanting to get into agriculture must overcome numerous hurdles. In order to keep Iowa’s agricultural economy ...

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 ...

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Meet the Candidate: John Dabeet HD 91

Meet the Candidate: John Dabeet HD 91

John Dabeet is married to Abeer, and has five year old twin boys Nabeel & Anton. John is the Chair of Business Department and Economics and Statistics professor at Muscatine Community College. Also, he is the President of Muscatine Sister Cities ...

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Meet the Candidate: Cindy Winckler HD 90

Meet the Candidate: Cindy Winckler HD 90

Cindy Winckler is serving her 7th term in the Iowa House. She has been a member of Economic Development budget subcommittee, ranking member of Labor and Industrial Relations committee, and chair and ranking member of Education Appropriations budget s ...

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Meet the Candidate: Jim Lykam HD 89

Meet the Candidate: Jim Lykam HD 89

Jim Lykam is serving his 7th term in the Iowa House. He is a Ranking Member of the Transportation committee. He also serves on the Commerce, Natural Resources, Transportation, Infrastructure and Capitols budget subcommittees. Jim was born and raised ...

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Meet the Candidate: Dennis Cohoon HD 87

Meet the Candidate: Dennis Cohoon HD 87

Dennis Cohoon is serving his 14th term in the Iowa House. He is ranking member of the Transportation, Infrastructure and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee and also serves on Education, Transportation, and State Government. Dennis was born March 29 ...

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Meet the Candidate: Mary Mascher HD 86

Meet the Candidate: Mary Mascher HD 86

Mary Mascher is serving her 10th term in the Iowa House of Representatives. She is an Assistant Minority Leader. She also serves on the Administration and Rules, Education, Labor, International Relations and State Government committees. Mary was born ...

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Meet the Candidate: Vicki Lensing HD 85

Meet the Candidate: Vicki Lensing HD 85

Vicki Lensing is serving her 7th term in the Iowa House. She is a Ranking Member of the State Government committee. She also serves on the Environmental Protection, Judiciary and Oversight subcommittees. Vicki was born June 21, 1957 in Iowa City, the ...

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Meet the Candidate: Jerry Kearns HD 83

Meet the Candidate: Jerry Kearns HD 83

Jerry Kearns is a staff representative for the United Steelworkers International Union. Prior to his current position, he was employed for 38 years by Henniges Automotive (formerly Metzler) in Keokuk as an industrial electrician. He served 20 years a ...

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