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Karen Kedrowski, Director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics (a political science professor at Iowa State University. Her research agenda focuses on women and politics and civic engagement.) U.S. Rep. Katie Porter – an Iowa native who represents California’s 45th Congressional District and has earned a reputation for her tough questioning and use of visual aids during congressional hearings – will give a virtual presentation on Feb. 26 as the Spring 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.
Susan Qwiasda, City of Ames Public Relations Officer visited about City Council meeting this evening
Ron Edwards (Animal Control Supervisor)
City of Ames: cityofames.org
The Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics. lecture will be shared via WebEx at iastate.webex.com/iastate/
Dan Culhan; Director, Ames Chamber of Commerce, ameschamber.com
Anna Magnusson; email@example.com.
Our first guest, James McCalley, head of ISU's Electric Power and Energy Systems, introduced us to what we need to know about Iowa's relationship to both generation and distribution of electric power in the long term. Facing more immediate challenges was Steve Guyer, Climate Policy Specialist for the Iowa Environmental Council, which is holding a Advocacy Day at the Iowa Capitol and described the importance of renewing solar tax credits in House File 221. Redistricting, and the problems this mandatory action is having because of the delay in the census, was the subject of Evan Burger who recently wrote an article in Laura Belin's "Broken Heartland" Blog. And finally Carolyn Klaus of the Ames League of Women Voters.
In-depth information about local politics and Iowa government hosted by Laura Belin and Dennis Hart. Laura and Dennis take an in-depth look at the week’s legislative actions, government agencies, the governor, and other events that affect the Iowa government. This show takes you behind the scenes, as lawmakers and elected officials act on matters that affect you and your family.
Today we had lots of news from our Story County Report, delivered by Linda Murken, member of the Story County Board of Supervisors First, she told us why the Supervisors decided to maintain the Mask Mandate they put in place last October as advised by the Story County Board of Health. We then heard fromVanessa Baker-Lattimer, chair of committee for the Ames NAACP Freedom Fund Event to be held February 18 at 6:30 P.M with Kemba Smith-Pradia as keynote speaker (for tickets go to htps://www.naacpamesiowa.
Additional materials available from the Story County Report: