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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 […]

HWY 20 shows the promise of rural Iowa investments

IOWA SENATE NEWS
October 18, 2018

Statement on the completed expansion of Highway 20 by State Senator Tod Bowman of Maquoketa, current Ranking Member and former Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee

“It’s been decades in the making, but we finally have a four-lane highway across northern Iowa between Dubuque and Sioux City.

“There will be a ribbon cutting in western Iowa for the completion of Highway 20 on Friday. I’ll be teaching in Maquoketa at that time, but I will still be celebrating this important investment in rural Iowa.

“Safe, efficient roads for Iowans, travelers and commerce have been top priorities over my last eight years on the Senate Transportation Committee. We’ve accomplished a lot in that time through bipartisan efforts focused on making Iowa the best place to live, work and do business.

“Expanding Highway 20 already has brought more traffic to the communities it passes through and has helped relieve congestion on I-80 by providing another convenient route across the state for people and freight.

“It will continue to create opportunities for manufacturing, agriculture, services, recreation and tourism—all of which create jobs, boost our economy and improve our quality of life.

“This and other infrastructure investments—like high-speed Internet—are critical to get Iowa’s economy going again, especially in our small towns and rural areas.”

 

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Meet the Candidate: HD 98 Mary Wolfe

Mary Wolfe Iowa House District 98 Information Clinton   Mary Wolfe is currently serving her 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. She is Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee and also serves on Administration & Rules, Government Oversight, Local Government, and Ways & Means. Mary was born in 1963 in Washington DC. […]

Statement on latest revenue estimates

IA SEN NEWS
Oct. 16, 2018

Statement from Sen. Joe Bolkcom, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee

“The fiscal mismanagement by Governor Reynolds and legislative Republicans is like a slow train wreck for everyday Iowans.

“Their smoke-and-mirrors shell game won’t erase the fact that the Governor and Republican-controlled Legislature have made job training and higher education unaffordable for thousands of Iowans, reduced protections for seniors and other vulnerable Iowans, and made health care less accessible for thousands of Iowans over the past two years.

“It’s no wonder that Iowans are clamoring for new leadership that will put their needs ahead of the self-interest of Wall Street corporations, special interests and millionaires. It’s time to put Iowans first again.”

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Meet the Candidate: HD 96 Reenie Montgomery

Reenie Montgomery Iowa House District 96 Information Manchester Website: http://reenieforiowa.com Former Monticello City Councilwoman Reenie Montgomery has announced that she will run for state representative in District 96, which includes Delaware County and part of Jones County (Monticello and Anamosa). Reenie lived in Monticello for many years, where she served on the City Council and was […]