Three Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum in Bettendorf Tuesday. The Des Moines Register and the AARP hosted Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, and Kirsten Gillibrand at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center.
Former Iowa Gubernatorial Candidate Cathy Glasson was the emcee of a protest in Bettendorf on Tuesday. McDonald’s workers from Des Moines are touring the state to fight for a $15 minimum wage and a union. The workers began a strike Monday and are protesting outside some of the presidential candidate forums happening this week throughout Iowa.
The 37th annual Riverfront Pops concert will not be held at LeClaire Park this summer. Due to damage from flooding, it will move to Arsenal Island. It was relocated to Modern Woodmen Park in 2008 and what is now the TaxSlayer Center in 1993.