Tag Archives: Iowa Senate

Instinct Trumps Interference

This proposed piece of legislation is known to carry a substantial minority impact, which is a polite way of saying, “racist as hell”. Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Plate

Giving a bully even a small bone teaches him that threats and intimidation work, and he will not only continue to bully, he amplifies the threats believing that the problem was not being threatening enough. Continue reading

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Return On Investment

Asking an Iowa Legislator to temporarily stop creating penalties is like asking an alcoholic to stop drinking. Continue reading

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Turf Wars

For several years there has been a battle between the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate over which direction to take in improving Iowa’s public records and open meeting laws.   The battle is much more than just language … Continue reading

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