20 plus persons attended the third “Meet Your Legislator” Saturday March 7th. Tori Riley, publisher and editor of Greene County News Online, served as the moderator for the interaction between the public representatives and their constituents.
Topics ranged from education funding, EMS service funding, lack of requests for proposals by State Government, sales taxes, to the Coronavirus.
The education budget has passed both houses and is on the way to the Governor. It comprises 43 percent of the State’s budget.
The 4th and final interactive session is scheduled for April 4th.
The Legislators expressed appreciation for the comments and explained it helps to know citizens concerns.
Bell Tower Festival
at the gardens
Gardens are always open
10:00 - 4:00 PM Daily
Weekends: May - October
10:00 - 4:00
201 East Lincoln Way
Jefferson, Iowa 50129
The Thomas Jefferson Gardens bring to life the prairies that welcomed Lewis and Clark explorers and early settlers, heritage plants from Monticello, farming practices of Thomas Jefferson’s time, outdoor musical instruments to experience, a children’s garden, and so much more.