Thank you for visiting my web site. I am a state senator from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, representing portions of southwest, southeast, and northeast Cedar Rapids, currently serving my third term in the Iowa Senate after two terms in the Iowa House. In 2016, I was a candidate for the United States Senate, finishing second in a four-way Democratic primary with 38.9% of the vote. In November, 2016, I was elected Democratic leader in the Iowa Senate.
First elected to the Iowa House in 2002, I have come to understand that government is not a debating society, or a marketing gimmick, or a popularity contest. It is a practical tool we have to help real people and solve real problems.
In the Iowa Legislature, I have worked with citizens and legislators across party lines to pass legislation to assist Iowans with flood recovery and invest in flood protection; to expand solar power, wind energy, and renewable fuels for jobs and the environment; to invest in soil conservation and clean water; to strengthen education from early childhood to college and job training; to provide health insurance for children and working families; to support senior citizens and veterans; to promote better health including mental health; and to advance public safety – government’s first responsibility.
At this web site, you can find information about my background, my public schedule, past accomplishments, and current news and issues. You can also find ways to participate in our democracy and help promote better government that works for all of us. Working together, we can make Iowa even better.
Clayton County Democrats, Elkader
Tuesday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.
Senator Hogg will speak at the Central Community School Auditorium, 400 S. 1st Street, in Elkader.
Grundy County Democrats' Social Event, Reinbeck
Thursday, May 25, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Senator Hogg will attend the Grundy County Democrats' Social Event at Broad Street Brewing Company, 113 Broad St. in Reinbeck. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/896882437121379/
"Meet the Candidates," Sigourney
Wednesday, May 31, 7:00 p.m.
Senator Hogg will attend this program featuring State Senators Kevin Kinney and Nate Boulton at the Sigourney Public Library, 720 E. Jackson St., in Sigourney. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1850265828558582/
Picnic for the People, Boone
Saturday, June 3, noon to 3:00 p.m.
Mark your calendars now to join Senator Hogg and other Democrats from across the state for the "Picnic for the People," at the J.B. McHose Shelter, 1215 Francis Mason Drive, in Boone. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1886415901637203/
Seven County Rally, Moravia
Saturday, June 3, 5:00 p.m.
Senator Hogg will join Democrats from seven counties for this rally at Grace United Methodist Church, 101 E. North St., in Moravia in Appanoose County. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1516476635043215/
Working Families Summit, Ames
Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Senator Hogg will attend this conference at the Scheman Building at Iowa State University. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/782383561919456/
Iowa Democratic Party 2nd District Workshop, Ottumwa
Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Senator Hogg will attend this workshop at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1921309228109942/
Hardin County Democrats, Eldora
Monday, June 19, 7:00 p.m.
Senator Hogg will join Hardin County Democrats at the Eldora Public Library, 1202 10th Street, in Eldora.
Quad Cities River Bandits at Clinton Lumberkings
Friday, July 28, 6:30 p.m.
Senator Hogg will join Senator Rita Hart and the Clinton County Democrats at this minor league baseball game. Check back later for more details.