The Convention of States Resolution in Iowa, HJR 8, is stalled in the Senate subcommittee and is facing a funnel date of March 11th!
Please send a short email to your representative and senator to let them know we must pass HJR 8. The form emails below are provided for your use, or you can certainly send a personal email as well.
Next, please call your senator and representative to make sure they will put pressure on their leadership and, in the Senate, will support the resolution to passage.
To find your legislator, follow this link to the Iowa Legislature website and enter your address for an accurate listing. By selecting your legislator’s name, you can view both their email address and phone number. You can also call the Senate and House switchboards during the weekday and request to speak with your legislator.
House Switchboard: (515)281-3221
Senate Switchboard: (515)281-3371
When speaking with your legislator, please be courteous, and thank them for the work they are doing on your behalf. Please urge your representatives to speak to their leadership to ensure they know they must do whatever they can to ensure HJR 8 passes in the Senate. When speaking to your Senator, please urge them to support HJR 8 to passage and to speak with their leadership to ensure they know HJR 8 should be given a fair vote.
The Convention of States Resolution, HJR8, is stalled in the Senate State Government subcommittee due to concerns of the leadership. Please ensure House leadership knows that your constituents feel we must do everything possible to help this pass in the Senate. Article V is a tool from the Framers to the states to use against an overpowering federal government, and it’s the duty of our state representatives to protect Iowa’s sovereignty and her citizens. Thank you for passing this in the House last year and I hope you will speak with your colleagues to ensure it does the same in the Senate.
The Convention of States Resolution, HJR8, is stalled in the Senate State Government subcommittee due to concerns of the leadership. Please ensure senate leadership knows that we must do everything possible to help this pass. Article V is a tool from the framers to the states to use against an overpowering federal government, and it’s the duty of our state senators to protect Iowa’s sovereignty and her citizens. Thank you for your representation on this issue and all that you do on our behalf.