The eight candidates for four contested Johnson County, Iowa, seats in the Iowa General Assembly have been invited to participate in a candidates forum on Monday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Coralville Public Library.
Lyle Muller, executive director and editor of Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism – IowaWatch, will moderate the forum, which will be sponsored by the Johnson County Task Force on Aging.
The eight invited candidates are:
House District #73 — Bobby Kaufman (R) – Jodi Clemens (D).
Senate District #37 — Zack Wahls (D) – Carl Krambeck (L).
Senate District #39 — Kevin Kinney (D) – Heather Hora (R).
Senate District #43 — Joe Bolkcom (D) – Patrick Wronkiewicz (R).
Muller will ask questions but also take questions from the audience, submitted on cards.
Expected topics include: managed care, tax credits, minimum wage, education, child care, workforce issues, mental health, collective bargaining, women’s issues, long-term care ombudsman, elder abuse, home and community services, nursing homes, caregiver support, housing, transportation and what can the state do to prepare for its aging population.