Iowa is fortunate to have many wonderful foster families who provide support and nurturing in times of crisis. However, the state currently has a shortage of foster families.|Iowa is fortunate to have many wonderful foster families who provide support and nurturing in times of crisis. However, the state currently has a shortage of foster families. Senator Amanda Ragan met with foster parents John and Sherry Fuller of Indianola and their foster children Kam and Sadie at the Capitol on February 15. The family, along with other members of the Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association, came to the Capitol on February 15 to discuss ways to recruit and retain caregivers so that all foster children have a loving and safe home.
To contact Senator Ragan during the week, call the Senate Switchboard at 515-281-3371. On weekends she can be reached at home at 641-424-0874. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senator Ragan is an Assistant Senate Majority Leader, chair of the Human Resources Committee and vice-chair of the Health & Human Services Budget Subcommittee. She also serves on the Appropriations, Rules & Administration, Natural Resources & Environment, and Veterans Affairs committees.