Tag: Recent News

Meet the Candidate: HD 14 Tim Kacena

Tim Kacena Iowa House District 14 Information Sioux City Website:  http://www.kacenaforiowa.com Retired Sioux City firefighter and U.S. Army veteran Tim Kacena is a State Representative for the 14th District which represents Sioux City and Western parts of the State Kacena grew up in Sioux City, where he attended Emerson Elementary, West Junior High and Bishop […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 15 Charlie McConkey

Charlie McConkey Iowa House District 15 Information Council Bluffs Charlie McConkey is currently serving his 2nd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. He serves on Commerce, Economic Growth, Labor, Ways & Means, and the Education Appropriations Subcommittee. He also serves on the Iowa Capital Investment Board. Charlie McConkey was born in Carter Lake, Iowa […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 13 Chris Hall

Chris Hall Iowa House District 13 Information Sioux City Website: http://www.hallforiowa.com Representative Chris Hall is serving his fourth term in the Iowa House. Hall works as the Grants Coordinator at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, where he was born and raised. Hall graduated from North High School (Sioux City) as valedictorian and stayed […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 12 Peter Leo

Peter Leo Iowa House District 12 Information Manning Website: www.peopleforpeterleo.com   Peter Leo, 33, a local attorney and resident of Manning, has joined the District Twelve race for Iowa House of Representatives.  District Twelve is made up of Audubon, Carroll and eastern Crawford counties. A third-generation Iowan, Peter grew up in West Des Moines and is […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 10 Jake Thompson

Jake Thompson Iowa House District 10 Information Rockwell City Website: https://www.thompsonforiowahouse.com Calhoun County native, attorney, and small business owner Jake Thompson announced that he will seek election as State Representative for Iowa House District 10. The son of a local corrections officer and a waitress, Thompson grew up on a farm outside Rockwell City and now […]

Meet the Candidates: HD 8 Connie Price

Connie Price Iowa House District 8 Information Britt Website: https://www.priceforiowahouse.com   Connie Price is running for state representative in Iowa House District 8. This district includes Wright county, Hancock county, and southern Kossuth county.   Connie has both private and public sector experience. She worked in the banking and insurance industries for over 20 years as a software […]

Dyslexia Task Force Anxious to Get Started

A dyslexia task force to study and make recommendations on student screening, interventions, teacher preparation and training, classroom accommodations, and assistive technology for dyslexia will start at the beginning of the state’s fiscal year, July 1. Advocates for dyslexia are anxious for the Department of Education to appoint the members of the task force later […]

Meet the Candidate: HD 6 Rita DeJong

Rita DeJong Iowa House District 6 Information Sioux City Website: https://www.ritaforiowa.com/   Rita DeJong is a community leader, mother of two, wife, lifelong Iowan, and former educator from Sioux City. Rita has lived and worked in Northwest Iowa her whole life, investing in future generations by uniting families, students, and community. Rita was with the Sioux City […]