Legislators have the opportunity to help residents as complaints from home owners living in manufactured-home parks have spiked in the last year. MORE
We have a serious maternal health crisis on our hands. More than 30 labor and delivery departments have closed around our state. There are serious shortages of obstetricians around the state. Options for prenatal care are shrinking. Instead of focusing on these solvable problems, Republicans are choosing instead to focus on a long odyssey of restricting rights through a constitutional amendment and a public vote.
We have a chance this year in the Iowa Legislature to send more positive signals to our children that we want them to stay in Iowa after graduation. We can build safe, caring and vibrant neighborhoods for people of all ages by working together to get the job done.