We have several eligible bills in the House and Senate that could come up for debate at any time now. We’ll keep a close watch on the calendar. There is always a chance that you could witness a great piece of 2A legislation be debated on the floor of the Senate or House from the gallery above. It truly is quite a sight to behold. I’d love nothing more than to witness a sea of blaze-orange-2A-sticker-clad Iowans monitoring a vital piece of legislation as it takes a huge step forward.
I’m referring of course to the 2A Lobby Day at the Iowa Capitol on February 27th. We will meet in room 15 of the Capitol Building from 10am-11am. We welcome you to please come by, and say hello to your Representatives and Senators. We will also have informative tables in the rotunda from noon through 4pm. We’ll walk you through 2A engagement best practices, show you how to locate and contact your elected officials, arm you with methods to continue meaningful and persuasive communication with them, and engage in volunteerism and electioneering.
Parking is all around the Capitol building and many use the ramp a block to the west of the State House. Walking into the West or South lower levels is simple and fast. Room G15 can be found on this map. Let us know you’re coming if you can by responding to this Facebook Event.
For those of you interested in a tour of the Capitol, there is a great map and QR coded tour you can take through the use of your smartphone HERE. Iowa has a unique and beautiful Capitol Building, so drink it in when you can. I recommend bringing children to learn about this magnificent structure as often as you can.