Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


August 23, 2012

ISEA endorses Suhr

Touts other endorsements

Knoxville — Iowa State Education Association (ISEA) has endorsed Megan Suhr for Iowa House.  Suhr is running to represent District 28, which covers portions of Jasper, Marion and Lucas counties.  ISEA prides itself on endorsing candidates that will support the local school districts and carry their concerns to the State Legislature.  Suhr has two children in the Knoxville Community School District. Suhr understands the educational concerns as well as the need for funding, and will work closely with the educational leaders in the House.  

Suhr received an endorsement from Planned Parenthood of the Heartland.  Having worked in reproductive healthcare for young women for nearly 20 years, Suhr has the experience to lead in the legislature to protect the rights of Iowa’s young men and women.  Suhr will be a leader in working to ensure there is access to reproductive health care, education and advocacy within the State. 

Suhr’s latest endorsement comes from A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education (ABATE of Iowa).  Over the years, ABATE has been important in continuing to protect riders freedoms.  Suhr will continue to protect the freedoms ABATE members share.

Suhr has also received numerous endorsements from Labor, including:  Laborers’ Internationals Union of North America Local #177 and #353, South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, Great Plains Laborers’ District Council, International Union of Operating Engineers, Iowa Federation of Labor, Central Iowa Building and Construction Trades, Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association. She has also received endorsements from AFL-CIO, as well as ASCFME.  

“I’m excited and honored to receive the endorsements from these organizations.  I’m working towards being the best Representative within the district, and this latest group of endorsements reflects my intention to represent everyone with various concerns,” says Suhr.   


Text Only
  • Tom Hoefling.jpg Hoefling's gubernatorial campaign focused on grassroots

    Longtime political activist Tom Hoefling of Lohrville is hopeful that his grassroots campaign, nurtured with the conservatism of Iowans, will gow into a term as Iowa's next governor. 

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Van Wyk.jpg Van Wyk's Jasper County voter registration canceled

    Following a hearing Thursday afternoon, Jasper County Auditor Dennis Parrott has canceled the voter registration of former Republican House District 28 Candidate Jon Michael Van Wyk. 

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sinclair and Heartsill.jpg Legislators report to Knoxville

    The final Legislative Coffee of 2014 was held Friday afternoon in Knoxville, with Rep. Greg Heartsill and Sen. Amy Sinclair in attendance. 

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heartsill mug Heartsill reports on oversight hearings

    Rep. Greg Heartsill, a member of the House Government Oversight Committee, has been hearing testimony from Mike Carroll of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services and former State employees who received confidential settlements. 

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Megan Suhr.jpg MC Democrats to hold Education Forum

    The Marion County Democrats will hold its latest educational forum on Wednesday, April 9, with a focus on educational issues. 

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grassley and Pella folks.jpg Pella representatives meet with Grassley

    Representatives from the Pella area are on their annual trek to Washington, D.C., this week. Sen. Chuck Grassley recently shared what they discussed with him. 

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Raceway Rebate passes subcommittee

    The proposed $2 million sales tax rebate for Knoxville Raceway (HSB 678) has just been approved by a House Ways and Means Subcommittee.

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg House Subcommittee Hearing on Raceway Monday

    A House Ways and Means subcommittee will hold a hearing regarding a proposed sales tax rebate, worth up to $2 million, for the Knoxville Raceway on Monday, March 24. 

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • courthouse.jpg Incumbents for Marion County offices file paperwork

    By the end of the day Friday, the incumbents for the four Marion County elected offices up in November will have filed their paperwork to seek reelection. 

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Loebsack and seniors.jpg Loebsack visits Knoxville Senior Center

    Rep. Dave Loebsack addressed Medicare, the Older Americans Act and other issues over lunch Thursday at the Knoxville Senior Center. 

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Obama: 8 Million Healthcare Signups Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Which service of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce do you believe is most beneficial for its membership?

Legislative lobbying
Promotional material publication
Educational programs for the community
     View Results