Iowa Forum: Jim Mowrer Talks Affordable Health Care and Minimum Wage

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Republican David Young is in his first term representing Iowans in the Third Congressional District, but three Democrats want the chance to knock him out of office.

Iowans decide which one of those three should get that chance on June 7.

Before they get your vote, the candidates answer your questions on this week’s Iowa Forum with Channel 13 Political Director Dave Price.

Jim Mowrer grew up in bone, served in the Iraq War, came back and worked for the Iowa Democratic Party.

Now, he’s making his second run for Congress. He joins us for the second Iowa Forum to share his plan for protecting social security, raising the minimum wage and making college affordable tomorrow.

Part 1 — Minimum Wage and Equal Pay

Mowrer talks about his ideal minimum wage and how he wants to change the way the country looks at equal pay.

Part 2-- Affordable Health Care

Mowrer’s youngest son has a rare degenerative nerve disease. There is no treatment and there is no cure. He said it will never be profitable for an insurance company to sell him insurance. That’s why, he says, it’s important for the sake of tens of millions of Americans to not go backward with the Affordable Care Act.

Part 3 -- The Scars of War

Fifteen years after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Mowrer talks about where the country is on war.

Part 4 -- Unique Resume

Up next...

There is still one more candidate and one more chance for you to get your questions answered. Desmund Adams went from a high school drop out to a Drake Law School graduate. On Thursday, he will share his plan for tuition-free community college and why he says innocent people are incarcerated in Iowa.

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