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Bob Kressig

BOB KRESSIG

Iowa House Representative Making A Difference

GOP BROKEN PROMISES; IOWA HEADED IN WRONG DIRECTION

• Instead of listening and working to improve life for everyday Iowans, Republicans stacked the deck against them.
• Instead of raising family incomes like they promised, Republicans lowered wages for 65,000 Iowans.
• Instead of making sure every kid gets a great education, they shortchanged public schools again this year with the third lowest increase in history then blamed teachers for the state’s budget problems.
• Instead of keeping health care affordable, Republicans cut a woman’s access to health care for cancer screenings, STD test, and birth control. They also passed a 20 week abortion ban without exceptions for rape, incest, or even health of the mother.
• Instead of keeping higher education and job training affordable to build our skilled workforce, Republicans raised tuition on students attending our state universities and community colleges.
• Instead of working together with dedicated public servants like firefighters, police officers, and teachers, Republicans took away their rights and their voice in the workplace.
• Instead of making it easier for Iowans to vote, Republicans created more hurdles and less time for Iowans to cast their vote.

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Bob Kressig Newsletter February 12, 2021

Greetings to you all, Wearing a mask and social distancing is still a priority for me to keep myself and the people around me safe. Hopefully with additional access to vaccinations we can begin to reclaim some normalcy again in our lives. With the 5th week of the legislative session finishing up we are reaching a deadline this Friday for individual legislators to file bills. I had one committee meeting on Monday in the Commerce Committee. The House also debated several non-controversial bills on Monday night. Tuesday I had meetings in Transportation and Infrastructure Budget Subcommittees, Public Safety and Transportation. Most of the [...]

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MY MISSION

My mission today is the same as it was when I first embarked on my journey in 2004- to serve my beloved community, neighbors and family of the 59th District to the very best of my ability and to bring big ideas, focus and fiscal responsibility to the Iowa House.

CAPITOL WORK

Republican lawmakers ignored the concerns of Iowans this session and broke their promise to create jobs and raise family incomes. While rewarding the special interests and out-of-state corporations, the GOP stacked the deck against everyday Iowans who are working hard but still not getting ahead. Democrats will keep listening to Iowans, hold Republican politicians accountable, and fight to build an economy that works for all Iowa families.

My Work