Today is National Hospitality Worker Appreciation Day, and while the headline may trick you into thinking this article is going to address some of the bills that are making Iowa a less welcoming state, i.e. censoring books, jailing teachers, and banning transgender children from playing sports with their friends, we’re actually going to look at […]
Reflection on the Past Black History Month always motivates me to think about my youth. As a very young child, my parents would always find a babysitter for me so that they could attend a show on any given evening, on Center Street. Beginnings of Center Street Started in the early 1900’s by the Negro […]
As an Iowa Legislator, there are many bills that I would like to work on. One piece of legislation that has my attention and support is marijuana reform. Many states have passed some form of medical marijuana program, and 18 states have comprehensive adopted medical and adult marijuana programs. A comprehensive program is considered to be […]
COVID-19 has taught us that paid leave saves jobs and saves lives. We know we need a national paid leave plan that covers all Americans.
It is time to give Iowans confidence that the decisions to reopen our businesses, local schools, childcare facilities, and houses of worship are based on data and common sense, not polling.
Real reform of Iowa business tax subsidies is needed now more than ever.