TODAY: Family Friendly Iowa to host small business roundtable to discuss policies and legislation that matter to working families

family friendly iowaState Representatives Chris Hall & Kirsten Running-Marquardt to join small business owners at the event

WEST DES MOINES – Today, January 27, 2016, Family Friendly Iowa will hold a roundtable focusing on small business owners and families who are eager to tell their stories about why Iowa workers deserve our family-friendly policies: affordable and accessible long-term care, child care, and a raise in the minimum wage. The event is open to the public and will last approximately one hour.

State lawmakers and community leaders will be in attendance and will discuss possible legislation that will benefit Iowa’s working families and move the state forward. They will be joined by a Family Friendly Iowa representative who will discuss the organization’s grassroots efforts and highlight the stories of struggling families across the state.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 – 11:30 am

 WHERE: I Work & Play, 1308 8th St. Ste. 1, West Des Moines, IA 50265

SPEAKERS:

John Bartlett, Business Owner, I Work & Play

Andrew Dessauer, Business Owner, Home Advance

State Representative Chris Hall (D – Sioux City)

State Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt (D-Cedar Rapids)

Cathy Glasson, President, SEIU Iowa

Family Friendly Iowa is a non-profit, non-partisan organization fighting for policies that invest in our families, because strong families lead to strong communities and a growing prosperous economy that works for everyone.

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