Category: Syndicated

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 [...]