An out of state corporation is purchasing mobile home parks and jacking up the rent by 50% and more — it's morally unconscionable, and the Iowa legislature must act. Thank you to the residents who have found the courage to speak up about this injustice and those who are organizing and fighting to fix our broken laws.
Shut down a park here in Boone because the guy that owned it quit paying the water bill, and the city shut off the water. People living there had no clue, and it was never turned back on.
Amazingly, now the city owns the land, and wants to turn it into lots with $300K houses.
I'm sure there's nothing crooked going on here.
Heads up to all workforces that pay into IPERS:
Surprise! HSB165 has a section that for can affect IPERS negatively.
HSB 165 has appeared in a “flux” state-but would do considerable damage to IPERS in its present form.
Ending worker’s benefits to provide infrastructure would squeeze IPERS to a slow end, making it unsustainable.
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This is just tweets, minimally edited: Still reading but new election bill very bad https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislation/BillBook?ba=SSB...
I’m receiving more constituency emails than usual this session. It means a lot more time spent answering them – but it also means more Iowans are getting involved in the political process. That’s awesome.
This weekend, I’m hearing from many Cedar Rapidians in opposition to HF 542. It’s a horrible bill, and I’m amazed Committee Chairperson has scheduled a sub-committee for it Monday.