Author: Iowa House Democrats

Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judicial retention this year called the Voters Judicial Directory.  The directory includes information on each judge’s education, career, and professional activities.  The guide also includes factors that voters may want to consider when retaining a judge. In 1962, Iowa voters […]

Fall Trout Stocking

Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  During the months of October and November, the DNR will release 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each selected lake to bring fishing to urban parts of the state.  Many times, Iowans are not able to travel […]

Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to prevent suicide in Iowa. The money will be used to implement the “Zero Suicide” model across the state.  The basis of the Zero Suicide model is that suicide deaths for individuals receiving treatment within health and behavioral health systems are […]

2019 Health Insurance Enrollment Approaches

Beginning November 1 through December 15, Iowans may purchase or change their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage to become effective January 1, 2019.  During this open enrollment, Iowans may call 1-800-318-2596 or visit healthcare.gov for information regarding enrollment and calculating applicable tax credits. Iowans can begin previewing sample premium amounts for individual ACA-complaint […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 99 Lindsay James

Lindsay James Iowa House District 99 Information Dubuque Email Address: [email protected] Website: https://www.lindsayforiowa.com Lindsay is running for Iowa House District 99 to tear down the walls that prevent hard-working Dubuque families from thriving, to mobilize our community around the values that bring kids a secure future – a thriving economy, a clean environment, strong schools, and vibrant […]

Early Voting Begins in Iowa

While Election Day is still a few weeks away, thousands of Iowans have already started casting ballots by mail or at early voting locations across the state. Currently, local county auditor offices are open every week day for eligible voters to vote for the upcoming election on November 6. Voters can also cast an early […]