Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Senate Democratic Leader Petersen’s 2018 Opening Day Address

Good morning! Welcome everyone.  A special welcome to the pages, new clerks and staff. Welcome to Iowa’s newest senator, Jim Carlin from Sioux City. I also want to recognize two of our colleagues who have announced they are retiring from … Continue reading

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TOMORROW: Iowans to deliver ‘People’s Condition of the State’ at Capitol

Everyday Iowans will respond to Gov. Reynolds’ remarks by focusing on ‘Our Iowa’ DES MOINES – A group of Iowans representing working families from across the state will deliver the People’s Condition of the State on Tuesday, January 9th, in … Continue reading

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2018 Session Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

 Thank you, Madam Speaker and good morning members of the Iowa House of Representatives. I especially want to welcome Representative Jon Jacobsen and Representative Phil Miller, who were elected in special elections held during the interim.  Congratulations on your honor … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Mary Kenney O’Sullivan “I refused to do a man’s job without a man’s pay.” January 08 The largest slave revolt in U.S. history begins on Louisiana sugar plantations.  Slaves armed with hand tools marched toward New … Continue reading

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