A Bettendorf woman is making her second run for the Iowa legislature. Democrat Marie Gleason has announced she's running for a seat in the Iowa House from District 94 which includes Bettendorf, Riverdale, Panorama Park, and Pleasant Valley Township.
The Iowa Democratic Party is ramping up its efforts to defeat Republican US Senator Joni Ernst in November. This week, it began a statewide tour focusing on health care, and what it calls her "disastrous record."
At least three candidates will run in the June primary election to succeed Iowa Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack. Tuesday Democrat Rita Hart from Wheatland filed her petitions and other documents to qualify for the ballot.