Amanda Ragan

01/27/2015 - 11:44am
Investing in schools keeps Iowans competitive   Strong Iowa schools are crucial to a world-class education that prepares students for good jobs and strengthens our middle class. Business leaders say Iowa’s shortage of skilled workers hurts their ability to grow and operate competitively. That means our state’s continued success depends on support for Iowa students and...
01/20/2015 - 12:52pm
Growing Iowa’s middle class in 2015                   The Iowa Legislature gaveled in on Jan. 12 for the 2015 session. It was an honor to sign my name in the official register after being re-elected as senator for the people of Senate District 27, which includes...
12/30/2014 - 3:53pm
New year to focus on job creation, fiscal responsibility                   As 2014 ends, we are capping off the year with promising news on the economy. That means we can continue to make both fiscal responsibility and job creation top priorities in 2015.  ...
12/02/2014 - 3:53pm
Expanding economy, growing middle class are focus for 2015        Senate Democrats are preparing for the 2015 legislative session, which runs Jan. 12 through early May.      After the 2014 election, Iowa will continue to have a divided state government. I will be part of the Democrat-controlled...
11/18/2014 - 1:31pm
We want veterans to make Iowa their home        In 2007, the Iowa Senate established a Veterans Affairs Committee, which has since approved wide-ranging initiatives to help veterans, service members and their families.      In 2010, Iowa became the first state to address the Department of...
10/28/2014 - 4:16pm
Iowa stands out for jobs and business climate        Creating more good jobs and expanding Iowa’s middle class are my top priorities for the 2015 legislative session. Iowa is already one of the best states in the nation for business because of our investments in economic growth and job creation. The credit-...
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