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Proud husband and father. Des Moines Bureau Chief for Lee Enterprises. Wisconsin sports fan. @StarWars geek. Tweeting about work and home. erin.murphy@lee.net
9 Aug 19
3 hours until the @iowawingding starts and this is the scene outside. #iacaucus
.@GovernorBullock joining the pre- @iowawingding festivities. #iacaucus
.@CoryBooker rallying the troops pre- @iowawingding. “We are going to unite the country.” #iacaucus
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9 Jan 18
Good morning, Iowa. Today @IAGovernor Reynolds will deliver her first condition of the state address as governor. Her speech will begin shortly after 10 a.m. If you're stuck at work but near some internets, stay tuned here for highlights.

#iagov #ialegis
The ceremonies have begun. #ialegis senators have been brought into the House chamber, where #iagov Reynolds will deliver her address. We'll also get the state Supreme Court justices and state department heads.
The #ialegis House is never more full than on Condition of the State Day.
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4 Jan 18
At the @AP 2018 legislative session preview forum with #ialegis leaders and #iagov.

Leaders up first.

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#ialegis Leader @janet4iowa says @IowaSenate Dem priorities are job growth, retirement security (see: IPERS), health care access and mental health care.
#ialegis @SenateMajority leader @SenatorDix says top priority is picking up where Senate Republicans left off last year, promoting growth, making Iowa more competitive/desirable to live and work. (He's talking about tax reform/cuts.)
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