“Complimenting Strangers” “I have to say, that is a very nice hat!” I told the man as he passed me on the sidewalk.
Recently, a statue was unveiled in Boston in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, and to say that this depiction of King’s legacy has stirred some controversy would be a very subtle critique.
Q: What’s the new benefit now available to veterans in crisis?
Q: What’s new with your efforts to boost transparency in foreign investment of farmland?
“Imperfections” I almost threw away my old lace napkins.
“Dogs in the Winter” “Aren’t you the cutest dog?” I asked the chubby brindle pit bull mix walking down the sidewalk.

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“Complimenting Strangers” “I have to say, that is a very nice hat!” I told the man as he passed me on the sidewalk. The man in the snazzy blue fedora had a serious look on his face, as if he was thinking deeply about something far more important than the indigo-blue hat with the red feather...
Paraeducator, educational assistant, teacher associate, teacher aide, media associate, lunchroom aide, etc., are often used to describe those who support students in ways different from the teacher and play an important role in the success of all students. Under the supervision and management of...
Recently, a statue was unveiled in Boston in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, and to say that this depiction of King’s legacy has stirred some controversy would be a very subtle critique. Far be it from me to add my voice to the subject of this specific statue (which is a subject only the black...
Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending the festivities revolving around the inauguration of Governor Kim Reynolds, who was elected to another term as Iowa’s governor. It was a great experience to witness these events. It is also an honor representing District 5 as an attendee and as your...
Steve Corbin, Professor Emeritus of Marketing University of Northern Iowa Sherlock Holmes’ statement “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data,” in Arthur Conan Doyle’s “A study in Scarlet,” is a pearl of wisdom to use when thinking about America’s political future. The following...
Q: What’s the new benefit now available to veterans in crisis? A: In 2020, the Senate unanimously passed the Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care and Treatment (COMPACT) Act to expand access to mental health services for veterans experiencing acute suicidal crisis. Signed by President...
Q: What’s new with your efforts to boost transparency in foreign investment of farmland? A: Last year, Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and I teamed up and introduced the Farmland Security Act to shine a spotlight on foreign investment of U.S. farmland. Our bill requires the USDA to create an...
“Imperfections” I almost threw away my old lace napkins. They have rust stains on them. In order to cover the stains, I threw them in a pot of green dye and boiled them. The dye was not a success. The napkins all came out in slightly varying shades of green, and the rust stains—while less...
by State Representative Henry Stone Week one is in the books, and the 90th General Assembly is well underway. It has been a busy week full of meetings and committees. This year I am on the following committees: Administration and Rules, Appropriations, Education, Ethics, Judiciary, and the...
The 90th General Assembly kicked off Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, starting with our new Iowa Senate President Amy Sinclair taking the oath of office. President Sinclair then gave the oath of office to all of the senators who were elected to the Iowa Senate last November. With these additions, the...

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