Author: Iowa House Democrats

Now Hiring Communications Interns for 2020 Session

Now Hiring Communications Interns for 2020 Session Communications Internship Democratic Caucus – Iowa House of Representatives Description: Interns will work directly with Democratic members of the Iowa House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Des Moines during the legislative session. See full brochure here! They will assist the communications director and deputy director in [...]

2020 Session Must Fix Iowa’s “worst in the nation” Medical Cannabis Program

2020 Session Must Fix Iowa’s “worst in the nation” Medical Cannabis Program (Des Moines) Improved health care for tens of thousands of Iowans depends on passing major reforms of Iowa’s medical cannabis program during the 2020 session according to two legislative leaders on this issue. At a statehouse news conference today, Senator Joe Bolkcom of [...]

House Democrats elect Rep. Jennifer Konfrst as Assistant Leader

Rep. Jennifer Konfrst (D-Windsor Heights) was elected by her colleagues today to serve as Assistant Leader. The first-term legislator who belongs to the most diverse cohort of incoming freshmen in state history, Rep. Konfrst will serve alongside House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard (D-Charles City) and three other democratic assistant leaders in coordinating House floor debate [...]

Rep. John Forbes Appointed as Ranking Member of Health and Human Services Budget

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard announced today the appointment of State Representative John Forbes of Urbandale as the Ranking Member on the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. Representative Forbes will be replacing former Representative Lisa Heddens, who resigned earlier this summer. “I look forward to this new leadership role and working with my colleagues [...]