Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

Iowans March For Science This Saturday – Iowa Starting Line

Science and fact-based scientific research is under attack by Republicans at all levels of government. The national scientific community is asking the public for support. There will be national Science Marches in cities all across the country tomorrow. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Prepared remarks by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, ranking member of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee

Thank you Mr. President. I am extremely disappointed by this proposed budget for Health and Human Services. In the past, Democrats and Republicans worked out our differences together. In the end, we jointly supported mental health services. We jointly supported … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Mary Doyle Keefe, the youngtelephone operator who modeled for Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter” painting, who said “There was a war on, and you did what you could. . . . I was proud that it helped the … Continue reading

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