Amanda Ragan

09/23/2014 - 11:07am
Iowa ranks high for fiscal responsibility        A perfect credit rating and strong budget make Iowa one of the best run states in the country. As your state senator, I am committed to keeping Iowa’s finances in good shape.      I am proud of the bipartisan efforts of the Legislature to balance the state budget without raising taxes and...
06/03/2014 - 11:42am
Quality of life investments boost economy, middle class Iowa's great quality of life is bolstered by a variety of arts, culture and recreation. These opportunities make daily life more enjoyable, and they are good for our economy. "They create jobs, attract investments, generate tax revenues, and stimulate local economies through...
05/20/2014 - 2:01pm
Legislature approves incentives to attract skilled veterans Over the next five years, the U.S. Armed Services will downsize our military forces by 350,000. These Americans have skills that make them valuable to Iowa businesses and communities. Attracting former service members to our state will bring workers who can help grow our economy and...
05/06/2014 - 11:03am
  Bipartisan session accomplishments increase economic opportunity for all and strengthen economic security for working families The 2014 session of the Iowa Legislature reached a variety of significant bipartisan agreements that will benefit Iowa families, according to State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City. “I worked with...
04/29/2014 - 2:20pm
Help for Iowans in need, more sunshine in government A core Iowa value is taking care of those who cannot take care of themselves. This week the Iowa Senate voted for a Health and Human Services Budget that will improve the safety and quality of life for Iowa seniors, children and others who look to us for help.   House File 2463...
04/15/2014 - 10:22am
Economic plan invests in Iowans, jobs, and communities In the final weeks of the 2014 session, we continue our work to strengthen Iowa's middle class and generate economic activity in communities across the state. HF 2460, the Economic Development Budget, is a large part of that effort. House File 2460 funds small business development...
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