Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance announces schedule of 2015 Legislative Forums

Written by Theresa Rose on January 8, 2015

MOUNT PLEASANT—The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Government Affairs Committee is once again affording Henry County residents the opportunity to share their views with state lawmakers at a series of public forums during the Iowa legislative session.
Monthly legislative forums will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. the fourth Saturdays of January, February, March, and April. The final forum will be a review of legislative action and will occur near the end of the legislative session. All forums are held in the International Room of Chadwick Library at Iowa Wesleyan College.
Rep. Dave Heaton, R-Mount Pleasant, and Sen. Rich Taylor, D-Mount Pleasant, are scheduled to attend the events. Other special guests also are expected to participate.
Each forum will center on a topic of interest to Henry County residents. The proposed schedule is as follows*:
Date Topic
Saturday, January 24 ……………….
Housing Impact on Workforce Development
Saturday, February 28 ………………
Education and Workforce Development
Saturday, March 28 …………………
Addressing Infrastructure Needs
Saturday, April 25……………………
Session-in-review panel discussion
Community members with expertise in the primary subject area will serve as moderators.
*-Topics subject to change
124 South Main Street • Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641 • 319-385-3101 phone • 319-385-3102 fax • www.mountpleasantiowa.org