FRIDAY: DGA Chairman Governor Jay Inslee To Join Fred Hubbell And State Senator Rita Hart On “Iowa Forward Tour”

Hubbell, Hart, And Governor Inslee Will Tour Training Facility, Highlighting Importance Of Investments In Education And Job Training To Get Iowa Growing The Right Way

Tomorrow, June 22, Fred Hubbell, Democratic nominee for governor, and Rita Hart, state Senator and Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, will continue their statewide “Iowa Forward Tour.” At Friday’s event, Fred and Senator Hart will be joined by Washington State Governor and Democratic Governors Association Chairman Jay Inslee.

Throughout the tour, Fred and Senator Hart will highlight their people-first vision to move Iowa forward by restoring and expanding investments in education, health care, and getting incomes rising in every part of Iowa. While Governor Reynolds continues to gut funding for services that Iowans depend on while prioritizing wasteful corporate giveaways, Fred and Senator Hart will restore fiscal responsibility to the budget and prioritize investments to get Iowa growing the right way.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Polk County Tour of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 33 Training Center

WHO: Fred Hubbell, State Senator Rita Hart, Washington State Governor, and Democratic Governors Association Chairman Jay Inslee

WHEN: 10:00AM

WHERE: Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 33 Training Center, 2501 Bell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321, USA




About Fred:


A lifelong progressive and fifth-generation Iowan, Fred Hubbell is a proven leader with the experience to get results and get Iowa moving in the right direction. A leader who knows how to balance a budget, Fred holds vast experience in both the public and private sector, where he successfully ran several large companies like Younkers Department Chain in the 1980s and Equitable of Iowa. Additionally, Fred was twice called to public service, first, by then Governor Culver in 2007 to lead the Iowa Power Fund, helping Iowa invest and become a leader in renewable energy, and secondly, in 2009, to help clean up the Iowa Department of Economic Development following a disastrous film tax scandal. Throughout his career, Fred has also been a tireless progressive advocate. As the former chair of Planned Parenthood of Mid-Iowa, he fought to protect and expand a woman's right to quality health care. Serving on the Iowa College Foundation Board and Simpson College Board, Fred has worked to expand higher education opportunities to more Iowans. And with his service on the Mercy Hospital Medical Board and support for Broadlawns Medical Center, he has fought to ensure that those Iowans in need get the quality, affordable, and accessible health care they deserve. He currently resides in Des Moines, with his wife Charlotte, and has three children and three grandchildren.


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