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Iowa Senate Democrats Press Releases

231 Press Releases
  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 20:00 GMT

    Iowa Redistricting Plan 1 Released

    September 16, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Issues, News releases, Transparency & accountability 0 Statement from Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls on Iowa Redistricting Plan 1 “We are currently reviewing Plan 1 to ensure it meets all the legal and …

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  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 16:50 GMT

    Iowa’s 2021 Redistricting Process

    The Iowa Supreme Court issued an order September 14 announcing that the Court’s constitutional duty to “cause a map to be reappointed” will be met by following the redistricting process laid out in Chapter 42. This means redistricting is in the hands of …

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  • Published on September 14, 2021 - 20:59 GMT

    Special session set for redistricting

    September 14, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Issues, News releases, Transparency & accountability 0 Statement from Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls: “We are currently reviewing the order from the Iowa Supreme Court regarding redistricting. As we have said …

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  • Published on September 10, 2021 - 19:05 GMT

    Delta surge is result of failed GOP leadership

    Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls: “Iowans deserve a fair redistricting process, without interference from politicians, and without partisan amendments.” “Iowa’s historic $100 million investment in affordable housing was made possible by President Biden …

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  • Published on September 9, 2021 - 18:31 GMT

    Democrats invest $100 million in Iowa Affordable Housing

    Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls released a statement praising President Joe Biden, Congresswoman Cindy Axne, and Democrats in Congress for their historic investment for housing in Iowa: “Iowans have another reason to be thankful that President Biden, U …

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  • Published on September 8, 2021 - 22:36 GMT

    What happened to local control in Iowa?

    September 8, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Issues, Transparency & accountability 0 According to the Iowa Constitution, local governments in Iowa are granted “home rule” powers, unless their policies are inconsistent with state law. How have Governor Reynolds …

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  • Published on September 7, 2021 - 17:49 GMT

    Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill is good for Iowa

    September 7, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Issues, Jobs & Economy, Opinion, Quality of life, Safer communities 0 We must lay the foundation for a robust and equitable recovery for all Iowans. The bipartisan infrastructure framework making its way through …

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  • Published on September 6, 2021 - 22:07 GMT

    Wahls: Labor movement is a pillar of America

    Cedar Rapids Gazette, 9/6/2021 By Sen. Zach Wahls Since the New Deal, the Democratic Party has been defined by our dual commitment to civil rights and workers’ rights, the twin pillars of democratic politics in America. This Labor Day, workers across …

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  • Published on September 6, 2021 - 16:05 GMT

    Labor Day: Hard-working Iowans deserve better

    On Labor Day, let’s renew our commitment to Iowa’s working families. When you put in a 40-hour work week, your contributions should be valued enough that you can make ends meet and provide opportunities for your family. Hard-working Iowans have faced a lot …

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  • Published on September 5, 2021 - 21:19 GMT

    Ensure fair representation: Share feedback on redistricting

    September 5, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Issues, Transparency & accountability, Voting Rights 0 Access details for three Iowa Redistricting virtual public input meetings will be available in mid-September at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/committees/meetings/ …

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  • Published on September 2, 2021 - 19:32 GMT

    Iowa Republicans own Delta surge

    Thursday, September 2, new conference statement from Iowa Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls: “COVID isn’t going away because Kim Reynolds and Iowa Republicans aren’t doing anything to make it go away. Our return to normal continues to be pushed further …

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  • Published on September 1, 2021 - 20:03 GMT

    Statement on Texas Abortion Ban

    September 1, 2021 Senate Staff Blog, Health care, Issues, News releases 0 Statement by Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls on Texas Abortion Ban “Earlier this week, Governor Reynolds issued a statement saying, ‘I believe and trust in Iowans to make the …

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  • Published on August 26, 2021 - 19:36 GMT

    “Governor, you need to change course” on COVID & Iowa schools

    Sen Zach Wahls on what Iowa needs to do now for local school students: https://youtu.be/rdyhqj6qzQc Thursday, August 26, news conference statement by Senator Zach Wahls: Youtube: https://youtu.be/rdyhqj6qzQc Right now, Iowans want two things from our local …

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  • Published on August 24, 2021 - 14:21 GMT

    Open Letter to Gov Reynolds: “Iowa schools and families need our help, not roadblocks”

    For Immediate Release:  August 24, 2021   State Senator Janet Petersen of Des Moines has organized a joint letter to Governor Kim Reynolds urging specific steps to make Iowa schools safer.  The letter is signed by all 18 Democratic members of the Iowa …

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  • Published on August 19, 2021 - 17:38 GMT

    Republicans threaten safe return to school

    Statement by Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls As prepared for delivery on August 19, 2021: “You just heard from Kim Reynolds, who had an opportunity to denounce Marjorie Taylor Greene’s radical conspiracies. She didn’t do that. That’s because Kim …

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  • Published on July 20, 2021 - 15:23 GMT

    Community colleges help workers, economy rebound

    Community colleges are well-positioned to help Iowans and our economy bounce back from the pandemic. Since 1964, Iowa’s community colleges have provided education, training and services to students, businesses and communities throughout the state. As times …

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  • Published on July 14, 2021 - 17:22 GMT

    Expanded Child Tax Credit: Boost for Iowans’ pocketbooks starts July 15

    The federal American Rescue Plan is the biggest piece of anti-poverty legislation in more than 50 years. It’s putting money into Iowans’ pocketbooks and lifting thousands of Iowa children out of poverty. One of the key features, an expanded  Child Tax …

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  • Published on July 7, 2021 - 14:48 GMT

    Survivors Network joins Petersen in call to extend statute of limitations

    We fully agree with the opinion piece written by Iowa State Senator Janet Petersen. Our applause for her willingness to champion window legislation, which will protect the vulnerable and hold child predators and the institutions who enable them accountable …

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  • Published on July 6, 2021 - 17:28 GMT

    Sen Dem Leader appoints Jazmin Newton to redistricting panel

    Iowa Senate News Release For Immediate Release:  July 6, 2021 Senate Democratic Leader appoints Jazmin Newton to redistricting panel Newton is an attorney, small business owner, community leader and social advocate. Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls …

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  • Published on June 24, 2021 - 04:13 GMT

    Ways & Means Committee – All-Bill Summary 2021

    SF 366 – Department of Revenue policy bill SF 366 makes a number of changes to existing tax policy, mostly clarifying current practices or making technical corrections to the administration and collection of taxes. Division I – A third-party developer tax …

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