On Monday, April 9th HB 4588 and HB 4586 were scheduled to be heard in the House Judicial-Criminal Committee, but they were not allowed to be voted on.

Springfield, IL - 4/10/2018 - State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) released the following statement after common sense legislative measures to protect DCFS workers and adult protective service employees from assault were pulled and put in subcommittee to not be heard.

Live statewide broadcast Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m.

Johnston, Iowa - Iowa Public Television will host an Iowa Press debate for the Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Primary on Wednesday, May 16 at the Iowa Public Television studios in Johnston, Iowa. The 90 minute debate will begin at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience in the Maytag Auditorium. The program will air live on IPTV and be streamed online at Iptv.org.  

DES MOINES - Polk County District Court Judge David May has issued a ruling regarding gubernatorial candidate Ron Corbett’s appeal to last week’s decision by the State Objection Panel to reject his nomination petitions. 

Des Moines, IA – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement on Senate File 481:
SF 481 makes it clear that Iowa’s fields of opportunity are only available to the white immigrants who moved here before the Republican Party embraced xenophobia. This bill addresses a problem that does not exist, wastes the tax payer funded time of our lawmakers, and it will make our communities less safe.

CHICAGO, Ill. -- At tonight's debate, JB Pritzker launched hollow, hypocritical attacks against Daniel Biss, the only progressive middle-class candidate in the race with a record of supporting working families.

Biss on Pritzker’s hypocritical pension reform attacks

This week, the Urban Institute released a report showing that health care premiums will increase for Iowa families by as much 16 percent thanks to Congressional Republicans and the Trump Administration. Reps. Blum, Young and the Republican Party must answer for this increase in middle class families’ costs.

Amidst New Report, Fred Calls For Fiscal Impact Analysis And Caps And Sunsets For Every State Tax Credit, Deduction, And Exemption

Momentum For Team Hubbell Grows As Grassroots Supporters Share Fred’s Vision Across The State

“We need to take action now, to turn Iowa around and ensure working Iowans can reach their full potential here.” - State Senator Nate Boulton

February 19, 2018  - EVANSTON, Ill. Campaign Manager Abby Witt released the following statement in response to WCIA’s decision to cancel to only televised downstate debate.

“JB is borrowing a page from the billionaire playbook, avoiding debates and shunning reporters who ask tough questions.