Gearing up for the gavel
Northwest Iowa lawmakers have varied priorities heading into new legislative session
January 7, 2021
Northwest Iowa will be represented by two fresh faces Jan. 11 when the Legislature convenes in Des Moines.
For the first time in more than a decade, new faces will represent O'Brien County in the Iowa House of Representatives and Senate. District 3 Representative-elect Dennis Bush and District 2 Senator-elect Jeff Taylor will assume office next week, replacing predecessors Dan Huseman and Randy Feenstra. Huseman retired after the gavel sounded on last year's session and Feenstra is now representing Iowa's Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Bush, R-Cleghorn, and Taylor, R...