Latest news on the Iowa Democratic Party leadership contest

Former Iowa Democratic Party executive director Troy Price will seek the state chair position, he confirmed this afternoon. I enclose…

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Troy Price Is Running For Iowa Democrats Chair

Longtime Iowa Democratic political staffer Troy Price announced this afternoon that he’s running to be chair of the state party,…

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Music: Past and presence

It is in sharing the gift of singing that we all are blessed            Facebook Comments

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Democrat John Norris announces campaign for governor

The former aid to Tom Vilsack has been exploring a bid for several months            Facebook Comments

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Democrats Roll Out Plan To Protect Children’s Safety In Iowa

Following Governor Kim Reynolds’ appointment of Jerry Foxhoven to head Iowa’s Department of Human Services, Democrats have continued to press…

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Iowa DNR eliminates jobs, dissolves forestry bureau in response to budget cut

The state geologist and forestry bureau chiefs lost their jobs to meet a $1.2 million budget cut.           …

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Iowa trailblazer Willie Stevenson Glanton dies at age 95

Glanton was a prominent Iowa leader and the state’s first black female legislator.            Facebook Comments

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Iowans really, really don’t like the Senate Republican health care bill

Only 27 percent of Iowans support the Senate Republican proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to…

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How Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Increases Iowa Insurance Plan Premiums

The 2017 blizzard continues this summer, not with blowing snow, but with political maneuvering taking place in Washington on ‘healthcare…

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Creeping suburbia and the Johnson County Poor Farm

The decision by the supervisors to include housing as part of the plan for the Poor Farm is dismaying, disappointing…

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