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Budget Discussion Extends Session

Budget Discussion Extends Session

The Legislature has not finished its work for the year as legislative leaders and the governor work to reach an agreement on the state budget. Ironically, the Legislature finished early…

Memorial Day Honors Fallen Soldiers

Memorial Day Honors Fallen Soldiers

With 3,000 Iowa National Guard soldiers deployed during this holiday weekend, it is a good time to remember and honor those soldiers who have died serving our country as well…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer – May 27, 2011

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer – May 27, 2011

As we celebrate the Memorial Day weekend we are also usually heralding in the beginning of summer. Instead, we continue to work to adjourn this legislative session. |From Rep. Linda…

Senate votes to improve mental health services for Iowans

Senate votes to improve mental health services for Iowans

We voted this week to make mental health and disability services more accessible and affordable to Iowans in all parts of the state.|From Sen. Amanda Ragan We voted this week…

A Correction (that’s good news!)

A Correction (that’s good news!)

I’ve repeatedly said that the state of Iowa will have $600 million in our reserve funds and $300 million in our ending balance when the fiscal year comes to a…

Sen. Ragan congratulates graduate of one of Iowa’s quality pre-schools for four-year-olds

Sen. Ragan congratulates graduate of one of Iowa’s quality pre-schools for four-year-olds

State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City talks with Waukee resident Kennedy Haag, a visitor to the Iowa Senate, during a pause in debate on Thursday, May 26. Kennedy is…

Citizen’s Listening Post on Proposed Multi-Purpose Center

Citizen’s Listening Post on Proposed Multi-Purpose Center

The citizens of the City of Mason City are invited to attend a Listening Post on the Proposed Multi-Purpose Center on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the…