DES MOINES – As part of the Iowa Democratic Party’s continuing efforts to expand participation in the Iowa Democratic Precinct Caucuses, today the IDP released satellite caucus application forms for the 2016 caucuses. Satellite caucus locations, which will be instituted for the first time next year, are meant for groups of Democrats who want to participate in the caucuses, but are unable to attend their precinct caucus due to a hardship (limitations of mobility, distance, or time).
Iowa Workers Rally in Cedar Falls to Call on Rod Blum to Finally Support Policies that Help Iowa’s Workers
CEDAR FALLS – In advance of Labor Day, Iowa workers today joined together in Cedar Falls to call on Rod Blum to support pro-worker policies in Congress.
DES MOINES – A new report from the Chief Administrative Officer found that Rod Blum spent more taxpayer dollars on unsolicited mass mailers than any other member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Blum spent more than $78,000 in taxpayer dollars on mailers during the second quarter in order to highlight his misguided priorities in Washington.
DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in celebration of Women’s Equality Day:
“For far too long, women in America were pushed to the sidelines of the political process, unable to have their voices heard at the ballot box.
“But that all changed with ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.