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Martin O’Malley endorses Nate Boulton for Iowa governor

By: James Q. Lynch CEDAR RAPIDS — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he “met a lot of good people” while campaigning in Iowa ahead of the state’s 2016 first-in-the-nation precinct caucuses. One of those Iowans he met was a Democratic legislative candidate from Des Moines — Nate Boulton. Now he’s coming back to Iowa to…

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Nate responds to Reynolds budget woes

Last week, Governor Kim Reynolds had a message for Iowans: ignore what’s in the news. Forget the $100 million in recent forced budget cuts, the $131 million borrowed from the rainy day fund, the additional $50 million she authorized to take from reserves and the forecast that another $55 million in emergency mid-year cuts may…

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Boulton makes first stop in Newton

Boulton rallies local voters during a campaign stop Wednesday By David Dolmage Newton Daily News Democrat Nate Boulton might have been late to his own party on Wednesday night, but it didn’t take him long to set the pace. Boulton, a first term senator, whose district encompasses the east side of Des Moines and Pleasant…

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More Fallout Could Be Coming from Anderson Verdict

BY JOSH NGUYEN DES MOINES, Iowa — There was one clear winner when a verdict was announced Tuesday in the lawsuit over sexual harassment and wrong termination claims with the Iowa Senate Republican Caucus. “I’m really happy for what’s to come. I’m really glad we are still talking about this,” said Kirsten Anderson. Anderson was awarded…

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Democratic hopeful Nate Boulton to make Newton visit Wednesday

By David Dolmage Newton Daily News Democratic hopeful Nate Boulton will be making his first visit to Newton this week. Boulton, a first year state senator who represents the east side of Des Moines and the community of Pleasant Hill said he hopes to connect with local voters and pitch them his plan to bring…

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Senator Boulton Calls on Governor Reynolds to Challenge Health Care Bills

BY STAFF WRITER IOWA  —  Senator Nate Boulton is challenging Governor Reynolds to join other Republican governors in challenging the health care bills being debated in Washington. This weekend, Vice President Mike Pence pitched support for a Senate plan at a meeting of the National Governors’ Association. However, he reportedly faced opposition from a number of Republican governors who…

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Gubernatorial hopeful Nate Boulton calls Iowa budget crisis ‘unnecessary, manufactured’

State senator hears about Kirkwood funding cuts, prison staffing shortages By: James Q. Lynch CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa’s “unnecessary, manufactured” budget crisis will have long-term consequences on education, public safety and overall quality of life, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Sen. Nate Boulton said after listening to public employees’ stories about the impacts of budget cuts and…

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Boulton calls out Reynolds during Davenport stop on campaign trail

By: John David Iowa lawmakers know all too well that Davenport schools fell short in the fight to equalize education funding during the last legislative session. But with the superintendent’s job and school board in jeopardy, this battle isn’t over. “We feel that’s one of the most important things that every child deserves, equal funding…

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Boulton Says Iowa Budget Cut Impacts are Real

Iowa Sen. Nate Boulton said state-level budget cuts are exacting long-term effects, arguing at a public forum in Davenport on Wednesday that tax breaks to businesses are shortchanging the state’s finances. Boulton, D-Des Moines, one of the Democrats seeking his party’s nomination to run for governor next year, focused on budget issues at a nearly…

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Nate Boulton Shines Light On Real Iowans Hurt By Mental Health Cuts

By: Pat Rynard The drastic budget cuts to mental healthcare programs implemented by Governor Kim Reynolds and her predecessor look awfully bad on paper. But what are some of the real-life impacts that actual Iowans are seeing in their day-to-day lives? That’s something State Senator Nate Boulton sought to find out and highlight this week…

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