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Ragan to focus on job creation in 2013 session’s legislative committees


This news story was published on December 14, 2012.
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Senator Amanda Ragan

MASON CITY – State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City will help shape the work of the 2013 session of the Iowa Legislature through her work on several Iowa Senate committees.

“Iowa families and Main Street businesses need a strong voice at the Statehouse, especially in the Senate committees where much of the work occurs,” said Ragan. “On each committee, I will look for ways to strengthen Iowa’s economy and build a more prosperous future.”

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, Natural Resources & Environment, Rules & Administration and Veterans Affairs committees.

The 85th General Assembly of the Iowa Legislature will convene on Monday, January 14th.

“I’m getting ready for the next session by meeting and listening to as many people as I can,” Ragan said. “I encourage constituents with ideas and concerns to share those ideas with me.”

Senator Ragan’s legislative email address is amanda.ragan@legis.iowa.gov. She can also be reached at (641) 424-0874.

A complete list of Senate Democratic committee assignments can be found at http://www.senate.iowa.gov/democrats.

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2 Responses to Ragan to focus on job creation in 2013 session’s legislative committees

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    TheRealFred Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2012 at 10:28 am

    The only jobs created by the government is when they start up a new agency and waste more tax $$.
    Jobs are created by the private sector, specifically small businesses. Get the hell out of the way, Ragan, and let them do it.

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      anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 16, 2012 at 9:49 am

      The private sector needs to stop begging for government money. They hire lobbyists to increase funds going to business then cry socialism when government tells them what to do. Business just like the welfare lifers don’t want to do it on their own when the government will do it for them.