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You decide how to vote. We'll make it safe and secure.

Our national dialogue is consumed with discussion about health, safety, freedoms and liberties. There is no doubt Iowans are concerned about these important matters. It is vital to find a balancing...

 

Dairy Producers In Tough Predicament

Across America, workers involved in the food supply chain are considered essential. After their input suppliers, farmers and ranchers are the first link in the chain as their production moves to processors, distributors and then to retailers. If farm...

 

Op - Ed - Iowa's Senior Health Care Workers Need Our Support

By Brent Willett, President and CEO, Iowa Health Care Association COVID-19 is a brutal villain, infecting millions and taking more than 185,000 lives of some of our most vulnerable worldwide, just over 100 of which were Iowans as of the time of this...

 
 By Submitted    Opinion    April 2, 2020

The U.S. Census and the Importance of Being Counted

By Chad Kinsella During this difficult time, many people are looking for ways to help. Perhaps one of these easiest ways to impact our community right now is to complete the 2020 census. A few...

 
 By Submitted    Opinion    October 10, 2019

New drug pricing scheme betrays Trump's promise to fight socialism

By Jeff Dunetz Americans pay nearly twice as much for advanced drugs as Europeans. It's unfair that we foot the lion's share of the bill for drug research and development, while our supposed allies use socialist price controls to shirk their share...

 
 By Submitted    Opinion    August 15, 2019

A Trillion Trees.....

By Debbie Fluegel, Trees Forever Program Manager You may have read recently that scientists in Switzerland have determined that in order to battle climate change, we would need to plant 1 trillion tre...

 
 By Brooke Goren    Opinion    April 11, 2019

Is Rubberstamp Republican Steve King Still Proud of the GOP Tax Scam?

With Tax Day looming, more and more hardworking families in Iowa are realizing they're about to pay more in taxes and get less in refunds this year. Rubberstamp Republicans like Congressman Steve...

 
 By Brooke Goren    Opinion    March 21, 2019

As Trump spits on the grave of deceased war hero John McCain, Congressman King remains silent

On Wednesday, President Trump took his feud with Senator McCain to a new low, going on a five-minute rant where he complained about not being thanked enough for McCain’s funeral. Trump also claimed McCain “didn’t get the job done” for...

 

King Votes to Continue GOP Assault on Health Care

On January 9, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to intervene against a GOP-led lawsuit which seeks to destroy the ACA and repeal protections for people with pre-existing...

 

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