Iowa’s Farming Future Depends On Sustainability and Diversification

Iowa’s heritage is agriculture.  Our love for and relationship with the land runs deep in our culture with thousands of Iowans working to produce the food, fuel, and products that we depend on every day.  But, we know that agriculture is always changing and today we are at a critical crossroads that will impact rural communities, our economy and our land for decades to come.

Former Minority Leader: I’m Endorsing John Norris

I was the Democratic Leader in the Iowa House from 1994-2000 and have known John Norris for many years.

John pledged to me, when he was elected Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party in July of 1998, that replenishing the House Truman Fund – the organization that helps Democrats win state legislative House seats – would be one of his top priorities. I had discovered the Fund had been drained by his predecessor for Party operation expenses.