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"A Familiar Premise Of Free-Market Conservatism": Iowa’s Radical Privatization Of Medicaid Is Already Struggling

On Jan. 1, 31 days before Iowa caucus-goers cast the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, the state will gain another national distinction, but of a dubious variety: It plans to launch the most sweeping and radical… 750 more words

Conservatives

Governor Branstad Vetoed $56M in Education Funding to Provide $37M Corporation Tax Break

I spent most of my winter, all of my spring & a bit of my summer working at the Iowa Capitol Building in the Legislative Services Agency. 674 more words

Iowa Legislature

Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkcom talks environment, agriculture

Nick Fetty | November 21, 2014

Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkcom discussed environmental issues affecting Iowans as part of the montly University of Iowa Environmental Coalition Lecture Series Thurday night in the Iowa Memorial Union. 667 more words

Iowa

Iowa Mother wants cannabis for 12 year old son's Asperbergers, seizures

Here’s another testimonial from an Iowan who wishes to remain anonymous. Follow WeedPress on Facebook. If you’d like your story heard by legislators this next session, email me at jkarimi2007@hotmail.com, or write to me on the… 134 more words

43 Year Old Iowan with Crohns, Fibromyalgia: "There is little doctors can do for my pain"

Here’s another testimonial from an Iowan who wishes to remain anonymous. Follow WeedPress on Facebook. If you’d like your story heard by legislators this next session, email me at jkarimi2007@hotmail.com, or write to me on the… 283 more words

PRESS ADVISORY: A Sensible Conversation about Medical Cannabis in Iowa -- Monday, December 2 at Des Moines Public Library

NOVEMBER 22 , 2013

PRESS ADVISORY

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A Sensible Conversation about Medical Cannabis in Iowa – Monday December 2, 6:00-7:30 pm at the Des Moines Public Library, downtown, 1000 Grand Avenue. 456 more words

Iowa Crohns Patient To Iowa Legislature: "Cannabis Could Help Me and Thousands Of Iowans Live a Better Life"

The politicians want to hear stories like this from patients here in Iowa! Email me at jkarimi2007@hotmail.com if you’re an Iowan who would like to have your story heard here on WeedPress! 702 more words