Author Archives: Representative Mary Wolfe

About Representative Mary Wolfe

Part time attorney; full time State Representative for Iowa House District 98 (East Clinton County)

Last Night I Dreamt that Clinton Had a TV Station …

It was a good dream! And actually,  we do have a TV station, kind of – Mediacom Public Access Channel 18.  But as far as I can tell, there’s not much in the way of regular programming, right?  I know that the City … Continue reading

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Nov. 12th Clinton Town Hall Meeting with Iowa Insurance Division

This Tuesday, November 12th, at Clinton Community College beginning at 6 p.m., I will be co-hosting a town hall  meeting with the Iowa Insurance Division (IID) focusing on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka OmabaCare) and how it … Continue reading

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Why I voted YES on the (much) less than perfect Medicaid Expansion compromise

NOTE:  I actually wrote this way back on May 24th, the day after we passed the so-called “Medicaid Expansion” compromise bill.  But I never finished it, because I was waiting until we got more information on exactly how the whole … Continue reading

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Sallee v. Stewart and Iowa’s Recreational Land Use Immunity Doctrine

There have been many questions/concerns raised by the Iowa Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Sallee v. Stewart, in which the Court was asked to interpret Iowa’s Recreational Land Use Immunity doctrine. Like most of my colleagues, I’ve read the relevant … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Bills update – first week of February

Hi there. Last week I posted all of the pending House Judiciary bills that have been assisgned to a subcommittee through January 31;  here are the House Judiciary bills assigned to subcommittees the first week of February: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Iowa House Judiciary … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Bills Assigned to Subcommittee through 1/31/2013

Greetings. It’s three weeks into the 2013 legislative session, and so far there have been 35 bills assigned to House Judiciary subcommittee groups.  Each subcommittee is made up of three legislators – since the Republicans hold the majority in the House, Judiciary Chairman Chip … Continue reading

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First Week of 2013 Legislative Session Update

Hello, District 98! It’s Thursday of the first week of my second term in the Iowa House of Representatives, and not surprisingly it’s been a busy one.  I drove out on Sunday to get moved into my temporary session housing, … Continue reading

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