Category Archives: General

Is it Apparent?

Any number of living organisms with the right reproductive system can become a mother or father. Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Watch and Release on Sunday

SOAR – Saving Our Avian Resources is excited to announce that an eagle that had elevated lead levels is ready for release back to the wild!  Join us at 2:00 p.m. at Jester Park Lodge, near Granger, Iowa, for a … Continue reading

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Shackled Speech

Acceptance can be a very bitter pill to swallow.  But I fear that it will take the unnecessary death of an unborn child before members of the Iowa Legislature will seriously consider passing meaningful legislation to protect pregnant women being … Continue reading

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First Day on the Job

Today was my first day on the job at the legislature. Well, sort of. I had planned all along to get there after lunch, knowing that a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting was scheduled for 3:00. I found a free parking … Continue reading

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On Becoming A Lobbyist

Marty and Stephanie addressed some of the basics of advocating at the State Capitol, stressing the need for patience and cautioning that from the time a piece of legislation is drafted to the time it becomes law it may take several years. Continue reading

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Public Safety Concerns

Speed kills! Continue reading

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