35 Messages

  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 16, 2024 at 11:41 PM

Our Fight for Safety and Accountability in Iowa's Nursing Homes

The work we’re doing serves the people of Iowa – not insiders and special interests. A Better Deal for Iowans: Accountability for Iowans In 2024, Iowa Senate Democrats are leading with our values: Opportunity, Freedom, and Accountability. We’ve got a Better Deal for Iowans – …
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 8:30 PM

What's Your Top Priority in 2024?

So here’s the question for Iowans: What should be the Iowa Legislature’s top priority this session? From the Desk of Senator Bennett Hello Friends, It’s been a bit of a tough week in the Capitol. I’ll spare you a verbose lament, but after the Governor’s AEA bill died in the Ho…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 4:01 PM

Update from a Busy Week in the Iowa Capitol

From the Desk of Senator Bennett Hello Friends, It’s been another busy week at the Capitol, with numerous subcommittees and multiple highly controversial bills. On a positive note, a House subcommittee declined to move HSB 542 (the AEA bill) forward. Still, it lives on in th…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Make your voice heard in the Iowa Senate

From the Desk of Senator Bennett Hello Friends! It’s been a whirlwind here at the Capitol, as subcommittees on bills have started. I’ve had numerous non-controversial bills, which is refreshing. One of note is SSB 3004, clarifying Iowa code with regards to harassment and “reve…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Opening Week in the Iowa Legislature

Let’s Keep in Touch in 2024 As Iowa’s 2024 legislative session kicks off this week, I want to take a moment to say hello and thanks for your engagement in Iowa’s future. This year, Iowa Senate Democrats are committed to living our values and offering A Better Deal for Iowans.…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
January 5, 2024 at 7:00 PM

A Better Deal for Iowans in 2024

As the Iowa legislature reconvenes this month, Senate Democrats are returning to the Capitol with a clear purpose and an Iowa-first agenda. A Better Deal for Iowans Dear friend, As the Iowa legislature reconvenes this month, Senate Democrats are returning to the Capitol with a…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
June 16, 2023 at 8:20 PM

Breaking: Iowa Supreme Court Decision on Abortion

Following today's 3-3 Iowa Supreme Court decision, abortion remains safe and legal in Iowa despite repeated attempts from Gov. Reynolds to enforce a near total abortion ban in the State. The fight is not over. A small group of extreme, anti-choice Republican politicians are st…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
June 15, 2023 at 7:20 PM

Friday's rally

Reproductive rights advocates across Iowa are teaming up to rally at Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids at 5pm on Friday. John, The Iowa Supreme Court is set to release its ruling on the six-week abortion ban on Friday morning. Reproductive rights advocates across Iowa are…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
June 13, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Iowa Senate Update: New Property Tax Breaks

Attention homeowners: The Legislature came together this year to approve a statewide property tax relief package. New Property Tax Breaks for 65+ and Veteran Homeowners Attention homeowners: The Legislature came together this year to approve a statewide property tax relief p…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
April 14, 2023 at 5:01 PM

Iowa Senate Update: Here's what's giving us hope

Normally, at this time of year, we would be debating budgets. At this time, we’ve seen no budgets and the Senate has not debated any bills in a few weeks. From the Desk of Senator Bennett Dear Friends, It’s been a strange few weeks in the Capitol. To be honest, it’s a bit de…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
March 24, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Iowa Senate Update: What Gives You Hope for Iowa’s Future?

We’ve had another eventful week at the Capitol. Sadly, the majority party hasn’t prioritized the things I think are most important: From the Desk of Senator Bennett Hello Friends, We’ve had another eventful week at the Capitol. Sadly, the majority party hasn’t prioritized …
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
March 17, 2023 at 5:01 PM

Iowa Senate Update: Visit Your State Capitol

In addition to the numerous anti-LGBTQ bills I’ve been fighting, I also attempted to make a key change to the Governor’s governmental reorganization bill, From the Desk of Senator Bennett Dear Friends, It’s been a wild few weeks at the Capitol. In addition to the numerous a…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
March 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Iowa Senate Update: Meet My Clerk

I wanted to take a moment this week to pull back the curtain and introduce you to the secret of my success in the Senate: my clerk Michelle. From the Desk of Senator Bennett Dear Friends, It’s been a dramatic few weeks at the Capitol and the short version is this: Instead o…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 17, 2023 at 8:17 PM

Iowa Senate Update: Making Your Voice Heard

Bills are moving quickly through the legislature, which means we need to hear from Iowans like you now more than ever. How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Iowa Senate Bills are moving quickly through the legislature (too quickly, in many cases!), which means we need to hear…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 10, 2023 at 7:02 PM

Iowa Senate Update: Iowans Spoke Up and We Listened

From the Desk of Senator Liz Bennett From the Desk of Senator Bennett Greetings! It’s been another busy week at the Capitol with lots of visitors and a flurry of subcommittee meetings. I continue to receive a large volume of emails and it’s exciting to represent citizens who…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 7:33 PM

This Week’s Statehouse Update

Many of you have contacted me about SF 83, which many are calling the “Don’t Say Trans” bill. From the Desk of Senator Bennett Greetings from the Capitol! We had another busy week here in Des Moines, and you can read all about it below. Many of you have contacted me abou…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 8:15 PM

What can the Iowa Senate do for you?

We kicked off Monday with a marathon session debating Governor Reynolds’ private school voucher bill. From the Desk of Senator Bennett Greetings from the Capitol, This week was a difficult week, as we kicked off Monday with a marathon session debating Governor Reynold…
  Senator Liz Bennett · [email protected]
January 20, 2023 at 8:30 PM

Statehouse Update: Week 2 in the Capitol

I started the week off observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Cedar Rapids with Rachel Palmer of Green Iowa Americorps at the Willis Dady Overflow Shelter in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. From the Desk of Senator Bennett Greetings from t…
  Liz · [email protected]
August 4, 2022 at 2:39 AM

Fri, Aug 5: Birthday Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood

Fri, Aug 5: Birthday Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood I'm throwing a party to benefit Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa. Help me make my birthday count. Choice is on the line in Iowa and Planned Parenthood Advoc…
  Liz · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 10:12 PM

Our Reproductive Liberties We Prize ✊✊

Our Reproductive Liberties We Prize ✊✊ Our rights we'll fight like hell to maintain.. View this email in your browser John, In case you missed it, The Iowa Supreme Court ruled today in Planned Parenthood of the Heartla…
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
June 8, 2022 at 8:42 PM

We did it!

We did it! This campaign will continue to demonstrate what grassroots organizing looks like as we move forward. View this email in your browser John, It’s official, we did it! The ballots have been counted and the res…
  Bennett For Senate · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 11:59 AM

Let’s win this thing!

Let’s win this thing! Today’s the day! It’s time to get out and make your voice heard. View this email in your browser John, Today’s the day! It’s time to get out and make your voice heard. …
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
June 6, 2022 at 1:29 PM

One more day! ⏰

One more day! ⏰ This campaign has taken a lot of work and energy. I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished. Now it’s time to get out there and win this primary View this email in your browser John, This campaign has tak…
  Bennett for Senate · [email protected]
June 3, 2022 at 3:14 PM

We all go up when we all go up!

We all go up when we all go up! This campaign is all about helping each other to build the community that we want to see. View this email in your browser John, This campaign is all about helping each other to build the…
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
May 31, 2022 at 5:52 PM

One more week!

One more week! Thank you so much for your support so far throughout this important campaign. We’ve accomplished so much in this race. Now it’s time to finish strong! View this email in your browser John, Thank you so m…
  Team Bennett · [email protected]
May 23, 2022 at 6:00 PM

🚨 Endorsement Alert! 🚨

🚨 Endorsement Alert! 🚨 Exciting news: Our Revolution Iowa just endorsed Liz! View this email in your browser John, Exciting news: Our Revolution Iowa just endorsed Liz! Our Revolution I…
  Team Bennett · [email protected]
May 19, 2022 at 5:18 PM

2 events this weekend... Team Bennett assemble!

2 events this weekend… Team Bennett assemble! We’re getting close to Election Day and this campaign is starting to heat up.This weekend, we have two opportunities for you to get involved. View this email in your browser …
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
May 16, 2022 at 6:52 PM

This P**sy Scratches Back

This P**sy Scratches Back This weekend, I was in Cedar Rapids firing up activists and making sure that our collective voice was heard. View this email in your browser John, This weekend, hundreds of thousands of folks …
  Team Bennett · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 3:53 PM

See you this Sunday

See you this Sunday Please join us for a meet + greet and fundraiser benefiting the campaign for Liz Bennett. View this email in your browser Please join us this Sunday for a meet + greet and fundraiser benefiting the …
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 7:13 PM

Choice is on the ballot on June 7

Choice is on the ballot on June 7 The news from SCOTUS is awful. Truly horrendous. View this email in your browser The news from SCOTUS is awful. Truly horrendous. Republicans stacked the court and now anti-abortion ex…
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
April 27, 2022 at 2:27 PM

🏳️‍🌈Why I fight 🏳️‍🌈

🏳️‍🌈Why I fight 🏳️‍🌈 Thirteen years ago today, Iowa issued its first marriage licenses for same-sex couples. It was a great day. View this email in your browser John, Thirteen years ago today, Iowa issued its first mar…
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
April 21, 2022 at 2:18 PM

Join us this weekend!

Join us this weekend! Things have been busy in the State Legislature - I’m still fighting hard to stop Republicans from passing bills that harm our state. View this email in your browser John, Things have been busy in …
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
April 18, 2022 at 3:29 PM

Let’s get to work!

Let’s get to work! I’m fighting for progressive values and causes in Iowa’s State Senate - but I need you by my side. View this email in your browser John, I’m ready to get to work fighting for progressiv…
  Team Bennett · [email protected]
April 12, 2022 at 2:45 PM

Fwd: Let’s fight for an Iowa of opportunity!

Fwd: Let’s fight for an Iowa of opportunity! Did you see the note Liz sent? View this email in your browser John, Did you see Liz’s message? She’s working to bring her fight for working-class Iowans to the State Senate. Throughout her career in the State…
  Liz Bennett · [email protected]
April 8, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Let’s fight for an Iowa of opportunity!

Let’s fight for an Iowa of opportunity! My name is Liz Bennett and I’m running for Iowa State Senate. View this email in your browser John, My name is Liz Bennett and I’m running for Iowa State Senate. Fo…