Legislative Forums are a productive way to learn if your legislator will support bicycle and traffic safety issues that are important to you. These forums are usually under-attended by the same people.  If you and your bicycling friends show up, you can be a block that they cannot ignore. You can ask questions about their positions and ask directly for them to support your issues.  Unlike email or letters, they usually have to respond to your comments.

Some tips:
1. Do a little research.  Check out our policy and legislative page for more information.
2. Be polite.  Never be mean.
3.  Ask if they are willing to support a specific issue.  e.g. Will you support standard penalties for traffic and bike crashes?
4.  If there are questions and you don’t know the answer, don’t guess.  Follow up at a later time when you can find the answer.
5.  Thank them for their service and be appreciative of their time.

The following legislative forums are scheduled. PLEASE RSVP ON THE FORM BELOW.

1/21/2022
2:00-3:15 PM
Legislative Forum
Iowa City Area Legislators
Staybridge Suites, 801 E 2nd Ave., Coralville, IA 52241

1/21/2022
4:30-6:30 PM
Legislative Forum
Black Hawk/Bremer Counties Area Legislators Virtual Event – see link for attendance
https://www.facebook.com/events/1826786087711316/?ref=newsfeed

1/22/2022
8:30-9:30 AM Eggs & Issues
Oskaloosa
Sen Rozenboom, Rep Hite, and Rep Brink
Smokey Row Coffee House, 109 South Market St., Oskaloosa, IA 52577

1/22/2022
9:00-10:00 AM
Town Hall- Arlington
Rep Ingels
Arlington Community Center, 853 Main St., Arlington, IA 50606

1/22/2022
9:00-10:30 AM
Eggs & Issues
Spencer Area Legislators
Spencer City Hall, 101 W. 5th St., Spencer, IA 51301

1/22/2022
9:30-11:00 AM
Legislative Forum
Johnson County Area Legislators
Virtual & Assembly Room of Senior Center, 28 S. Linn St., Iowa City, IA 52240
FYI: The Legislative Forum on Jan. 22 in Iowa City was changed to virtual-only. Here’s the link to register:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYocOuqrDMrHNyeMLzQiWAN06IeqmeXWFod
Questions may be submitted in advance via a Google Form: https://forms.gle/XCaCuvhcxrHQSRri9

1/22/2022
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Legislative Forum
Okoboji Area Legislators
Tweeters, 1027 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA 51355

Legislative Forums 2022 1/21-1/22

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