Des Moines, IA – Over the past few days, Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald hit the road on the Iowa Deserves Better Tour to talk to communities in Southern Iowa about the impact of the Reynolds Budget Crisis. Residents came together in concern about the serious cuts being made to critical local services to pay for Governor Reynolds and her Republicans’ Koch Brothers-written agenda.
 
Highlights from the latest leg of the Iowa Deserves Better tour:
 

Des Moines, IA In light of the shocking revelation that Congressman Rod Blum used his power and position to enrich himself through an online company that helps those in violation of FDA protections subvert public scrutiny, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement:
 

A blockbuster report from the Associated Press reveals that vulnerable Rep. Rod Blum violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose an internet company that he owns and used his Congressional staff to promote for his own benefit. The internet marketing company, Tin Moon, is raising eyebrows for helping companies hide information about FDA safety warnings from consumers, putting Iowans’ safety at risk.

EVANSTON, Ill. – February 19, 2018 - Today, Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace released the following joint statement in response to the continued sexual harassment allegations within Mike Madigan's political operations:

Campaign Unveils New Campaign Website, Stands Up Against Reynolds’ Egregious Attempt To Roll Back Privatized Medicaid Transparency And Oversight

Campaign Website Features New Ways To Get Involved

Fred Takes A Stand Against Reynolds’ Attempt To Reduce Oversight and Transparency Of Her Failed Medicaid Privatization Experiment 

WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst will host a reception for Iowans visiting the nation’s capital during spring break for many Iowa schools.

What: Spring Break Reception for Iowans

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Where: 325 Russell Senate Office Building

Staff members from both offices are also available to help with U.S. Capitol building tours and other arrangements for those planning a trip to Washington, D.C.

Bettendorf, Iowa -- Joan Marttila, mom, wife, retired Area Education Agency audiologist, and community volunteer, announced her candidacy today for Iowa House District 94, which includes Bettendorf, Panorama Park, and Riverdale.

Bold candidates with an inspiring vision and progressive values are a powerful antidote to the corporate-controlled White House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Daniel Biss released the following statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget address.

Springfield, IL – Republican Attorney General candidate Gary Grasso is calling for a federal investigation into the corrupt property tax assessment system in Cook County because local authorities have proven incapable of dealing with the systemic problems in the way taxes are assessed.  

Grasso has written a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking for his office to investigate the property tax assessment problems in Cook County.

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