Category Archives: Tina Orwall
Rep. Tina Orwall (D-Des Moines) responds to constituent e-mails on crisis intervention training for police officers, and on payday loans.
Dear Neighbors, Join us this Wednesday! ___________________________ What difference can three years really make? Scientists say a lot Last week the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report that strongly concludes that increasing the age for the sale of tobacco products to 21 will have a substantial positive impact on public health. The IOM, one of the most prestigious scientific authorities in the nation, found that increasing the tobacco sale by only three years, from 18 to 21, will significantly … Continue reading
MEDIA ADVISORY Who: 33rd District State Reps. Tina Orwall & Mia Gregerson and Sen. Karen Keiser What: Telephone town hall When: 6 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 Where: 33rd Legislative District Why: Reps. Orwall and Gregerson & Sen. Keiser will give a brief update about what’s happening in the 2015 legislative session. Then, the majority of the live town hall will be spent answering questions from constituents on the line. Under the telephone town hall format, thousands of constituents … Continue reading
Dear Neighbors, Now that we’ve reached the House of Origin Cutoff, the House will be holding hearings on Senate bills and the Senate will hear House bills. I’m working hard to get hearings for my bills in the Senate. See more information on that in the “Update on my bills” section below. House passes Equal Pay Opportunity Act! A bill to address the pay gap between men and women has passed the House. House Bill 1646, also known … Continue reading