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2015 Committee Chairs Announced
The Senate Democrats have announced their committee assignments for the 2015-2016 General Assembly (what we call the two-year legislative cycle).  The... Read More...
Special Elections Set
 There will be at least two special elections before legislators return to work at the Capitol on January 12, 2015. SPECIAL ELECTION IN IOWA SENATE... Read More...
Learn More About the New Legislators
The November 4 history-making election is now in our rear view mirrors, and we are looking forward to the start of the 2015 Legislative Session, which... Read More...
Election Results - Big Change in Congress, Little Change in Legislature
It was a history-making election on November 4, as Iowa elected its first woman to the United States Congress.  State Senator (soon to be US Senator)... Read More...

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Your elected officials face very difficult choices everyday, and the decisions they make affect your life.  On the issues that matter most to you, are you okay if those decisions are made without your input? 

Now more than ever, it is important for people affected by disability to speak up.  The US Congress must cut billions in spending. The Iowa Legislature is in the middle of a major redesign of the state's mental health and disability services system, and funding for it is still up in the air. The people representing you in the US Congress and at the State Capitol need to know your story, so they can make informed decisions.

Iowans with Disabilities in Action (ID Action) and the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council created this Information Network (infoNET) to give you the information, tools, resources and opportunities you need to take action on the issues important to you.