|DMR Coverage of the State of the State Speech|
I spoke with the Des Moines Register shortly after the Governor's address:
State Rep. Tyler Olson, speaking for House Democrats, said his caucus is encouraged by the governor’s focus in his budget on job creation and improving schools.
“We are ready to work with the governor and Republicans this session to help create jobs. House Democrats will also oppose any effort to weaken the middle class or reward Wall Street over Iowa’s Main Street businesses,” Olson said. But he added that in “these tough economic times when many Iowans – including veterans returning from service overseas — are looking for work,” he was disappointed that Branstad has no plans to open state workforce centers that were closed last year. ” We are committed to reopening the centers that will help Iowans learn new skills to land a good-paying jobs and help local businesses find workers,” he said.
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