‘We can steer ourselves to a better, more equitable future’: Jon Green on why he’s running for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors

“I think this is a tremendous opportunity to really shake things up,” Jon Green told Little Village when asked why he was running for the open seat on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Green, the former mayor of Lone Tree, was selected Tuesday night as the Democratic candidate for the special election to fill […]

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Special election scheduled for June to fill vacancy on Johnson County Board of Supervisors

There will be a special election on Tuesday, June 8, to fill the vacancy on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors created by Janelle Rettig’s resignation. That was the decision reached at the Friday afternoon meeting of the committee of three county officials responsible for determining how to fill Rettig’s seat. Rettig announced her retirement, […]

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‘It’s voter suppression’: Iowa Republicans target voting access, citing Trumpian election conspiracy theories

At least 33 state legislatures around the country, most of them controlled by Republicans, are working on bills that restrict voting. Iowa is one of them. “These bills are an unmistakable response to the unfounded and dangerous lies about fraud that followed the 2020 election,“ the Brennan Center for Justice said in a report on […]

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