Legislative Forums

You don't have to be at the Capitol to advocate. Legislative forums are great opportunities to meet with your legislators in small group settings. Check out the list of forums happening near you!

Ackley

Friday, March 17: 9 a.m.
Ackley Town Meeting with Representative Pat Grassley at the Ackley Public Library, 401 State Street.

Alden

Friday, March 17: 1 p.m.
Alden Town Meeting with Representative Pat Grassley at the Alden Public Library, 1012 Water Street.

Alison

Saturday, March 25: 10-11:30 a.m.
Allison Legislative Forum with Senator Ragan at the AmVets Building, 718 9th Street.

Altoona

Saturday, April 1: 10-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum Representative Nunn at Hy Vee in the Upper Level Meeting Room, 108 8th St. S.W.

Saturday, May 6:  10-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum Representative Nunn at Hy Vee in the Upper Level Meeting Room, 108 8th St. S.W.

Ames

Saturday, April 8: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
"Legislative Wake Up" with Story County Area Legislators at Ames City Council Chambers, 515 Clark Ave, 2nd Floor.

Ankeny

Saturday, April 8: 9-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Ankeny Area Legislators at the Neveln Building, in the lunch room, 406 SW School St

Arlington

Saturday, March 18: 9 a.m.
Arlington Legislative Forum with Representative Bergan & Senator Breitbach at the Arlington Community Center, 853 Main Street.

Atlantic

Saturday, March 18: 1-2 p.m.
Legislative Forum with Representative Moore at Farmer's Walnut St. Diner, 319 Walnut St.

Saturday, April 15:
Legislative Forum with Representative Moore at Farmer's Walnut St. Diner, 319 Walnut St.

Bedford

Saturday, March 24: 7-8 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Senator Costello at the Bedford Farm Bureau Office, 607 Pollock Boulevard.

Bellevue

Saturday, March 25: 9-11 a.m.
Bellevue Legislative Forum with Senator Bowman at Bellevue City Hall, 106 N 3rd Street.

Bettendorf

Friday, March 17: 9 a.m.
Bettendorf Coffee with Representative Mohr at Devil's Glen HyVee, 2900 Devils Glen Road.

Friday, March 24: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Bettendorf Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Happy Joe's Pizza, 2430 Spruce Hills Drive.

Friday, March 31: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Bettendorf Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Happy Joe's Pizza, 2430 Spruce Hills Drive 

Bloomfield

Saturday, March 25: Noon-2 p.m.
Legislative Forum with Representative Hanson at Rancho Centinela, 102 S. Madison St

Boone

Saturday, March 18: 8-9 a.m.
Legislative Forum at Ericson Public Library, 2nd Floor 702 Greene Street

Saturday, April 15: 8-9 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Senator Behn at the Ericson Public Library, 2nd Floor 702 Greene Street

Britt

Friday, March 17: 1:15 p.m.
Legislative Forum with Senator Guth and Representative Baxter at Britt City Hall, 170 Main Avenue S. 

Burlington

Saturday, March 18: 7:30 a.m. 
Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at Partnership Office, 610 N. 4th, Suite 200

Saturday, April 15: 7:30 a.m. 
Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at Partnership Office, 610 N. 4th, Suite 200

Saturday, May 20: 7:30 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at Partnership Office, 610 N. 4th, Suite 200

Carroll

Saturday, March 25: 10-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Carroll Area Legislators at DMACC, 906 N Grant Road.

Saturday, April 8: 10-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Carroll Area Legislators at Carroll Dental Associates, 1406 N. Hwy. 71

Saturday, April 22: 10-11 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Carroll Area Legislators at Carroll High School, 2809 N. Grant Road

Carter Lake

Saturday, March 18: 10-11 a.m.
Carter Lake Legislative Coffee with Representative McConkey at the Edward F. Owen Memorial Library, 1120 Willow Dr

Saturday, April 1: 10-11 a.m.
Carter Lake Legislative Coffee with Representative McConkey at the Edward F. Owen Memorial Library, 1120 Willow Dr

Cedar Falls

Friday, March 24: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Legislative Forum with Black Hawk County Legislators at AEA 267, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive.

Cedar Rapids

Saturday, March 18: Sat 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Linn County Area Legislators at Mercy Medical Center in the Hallagan Ed Center, 701 10th Street SE. 

Saturday, April 15: 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Linn County Area Legislators at Mercy Medical Center in the Hallagan Ed Center, 701 10th Street SE.

Chariton

Friday, April 7: 10-11 a.m.
Charition Legislative Forum with Representative Fry at the Mosaic Office 405 E McLane St # 200

Charles City

Saturday, March 25: 9 -11 a.m.
Charles City Legislative Forum with Representative Todd Pritchard at North Iowa Area Community College, 203 Brantingham Street.

Clear Lake

Friday, March 24: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
"Legislative Update" with US Representative King, Senator Ragan, and Representative Upmeyer at Clear Lake Bank & Trust in the Community Room.   

Clinton

Saturday, April 1: 9 a.m.
Legislative Coffee at the Clinton Chamber Office, 721 S. 2nd Street.

Colfax

Saturday, March 25: 10-11:30 a.m.
Colfax Legislative Forum with Representative Breckenridge at the Colfax Public Library, 25 W Division St. 

​Corning

Saturday, March 18: 10 a.m.
Corning Legislative Forum with Representative Tom Moore at Corning Public Library, 603 9th Street.

Saturday, April 15: 10-11 a.m.
Corning Legislative Forum with Representative Tom Moore at Corning Public Library, 603 9th Street.

Corydon

Friday, April 7: 8-9 a.m.
Legislative Forum Representative Fry at the Wayne County Farm Bureau, 301 E Court St.

Council Bluffs

Saturday, March 25: 9-10:30 a.m.
Legislative Coffee with Council Bluffs Area Legislators at Wilson Middle School, in the Auditorium, 715 N 21st Street.

Saturday, April 8: 9-10:30 a.m.
Legislative Coffee with Council Bluffs Area Legislators at Wilson Middle School, in the Auditorium, 715 N 21st Street.

Creston

Saturday, March 18: 8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Legislative Coffee at The Depot, 116 W. Adams Street.

Saturday, April 15: 8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Legislative Coffee at The Depot, 116 W. Adams Street.

Crystal Lake

Friday, March 17: 2:45 p.m.
Crystal Lake Legislative Forum with Senator Guth & Representative Baxter at the Crystal Lake Library, 120 5th Street.

Davenport

Saturday, March 24: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Saturday, March 25: 10 a.m.-Noon
Legislative Forum with Scott County Area Legislators at St. Ambrose University in the Rogalski Center, 518 W. Locust 

Friday, March 31: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Friday, April 7: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Friday, April 14: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Friday, April 21: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Saturday, April 22: 10 a.m.-Noon
Legislative Forum with Scott County Area Legislators at St. Ambrose University in the Rogalski Center, 518 W. Locust 

Friday, April 28: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Listening Post with Representative Winkler at Greatest Grains 1600 N. Harrison Street

Denison

Saturday, April 8: 10-11 a.m. 
Legislative Forum with Representative Holt at Cronk's 812 4th Ave S.

Des Moines

Friday,, March 17: 5 p.m.
Town Hall with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst at Drake University in the Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Avenue.  

Saturday, March 18: 9-10 a.m.
Legislative Coffee with Des Moines Area Legislators at Hubbell Elementary, 800 42nd Street.

Monday, March 20:  8-10:30 a.m. 
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

Monday, March 27:  8-10:30 a.m. 
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

Tuesday, March 28: 6:30-8 p.m.
Des Moines Legislative Forum with Senator Bisignano, Representative Hunter & Representative Meyer at Des Moines Public Schools Central Campus 1800 Grand Ave.

Monday, April 3:  8-10:30 a.m. 
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

Monday, April 10:  8-10:30 a.m.
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

Monday, April 17:  8-10:30 a.m. 
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

Monday, April 24:  8-10:30 a.m.
Marti's Monday Morning Coffee with Representative Marti Anderson at Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave.

DeWitt

Saturday, April 1: 11 a.m.-Noon
Legislative Coffee at the DeWitt Community Center, Small Room, 512 10th Street.

Dubuque

Saturday, April 1: 9:30-11 a.m. 
Legislative Forum with Senator Jochum and Senator Bowman and Diamond Jo Casino, 310 Bell St.

Ellsworth

Friday, March 17: 11:30 a.m.
Town Meeting with Representative Pat Grassley at Ellsworth Community College in the Equine Center, 707 Ellsworth Ave.

Fairfield

Saturday, March 18: 7:30-9 a.m.
Fairfield Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor & Representative Hanson at the Fairfield Public Library, 104 W Adams Ave.

Saturday, April 15: 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Fairfield Legislative Forum with Representative Hanson at the Fairfield Public Library, 104 W Adams Ave.

Saturday, April 22: 7:30-9 a.m.
Fairfield Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at the Fairfield Public Library, 104 W Adams Ave.

Fort Dodge

Saturday, March 25: 8:30-10 a.m.
Fort Dodge Eggs & Issues with Fort Dodge Area Legislators at Iowa Central Community College, Triton Café 1 Triton Circle.

Saturday, April 22: 8:30-10 a.m.
Fort Dodge Eggs & Issues with Fort Dodge Area Legislators at Iowa Central Community College, Triton Café 1 Triton Circle.

Fort Madison

Friday, March 17: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Fort Madison Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at the Palms Supper Club, 4920 Avenue O

Friday, April 21: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Fort Madison Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at the Palms Supper Club, 4920 Avenue O

Garner

Friday, March 17: 9 a.m.
Garner Legislative Forum with Senator Guth & Representative Baxter at the Garner Library, 416 State Street.

Greene

Saturday, April 1: 10-11 a.m.
Greene Legislation 101 Talk by Senator Ragan at the Greene Public Library, 231 West Traer

Grinnell

Saturday, April 1: 9 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Grinnell Area Legislators at First Presbyterian Church, 1025 5th Ave

Hampton

Saturday, March 25: 1-2 p.m.
Hampton Legislative Forum  with Senator Ragan, 5 First Street SW.

Harlan

Saturday, March 18: 10 -11 a.m.
Harlan Legislative Forum with Representative Holt at Town and Country Credit Union 1414 Chatburn Ave.

Saturday, April 15: 10 -11 a.m.
Harlan Legislative Forum with Representative Holt at Pitts Family and Sports Chiropractic Center, 515 Court St.

Hawarden

Friday, April 7: Noon
Hawarden Legislative Forum with Senator Randy Feenstra at Pizza Ranch, 723 Central Avenue.

Humboldt

Saturday, March 18: 8:30-10 a.m.
Humboldt Town Meeting with Senator Kraayenbrink at City Hall, 29 5th Street, South.

Indianola

Thursday, March 23: 5:30-7 p.m.
Indianola Town Meeting with Representative Scott Ourth, Representative Mark Smith & Senator Hogg at the Greater Iowa Credit Union, 301 Scenic Valley Ave.

Iowa City 

Friday, April 28: 4-5 p.m.
Iowa City Legislative Forum Senator Dvorsky, Senator Bolkcom, Senator Kinney at the Educational Services Center, Board Room C

Saturday, April 29: 9-11:30 a.m.
Iowa City Legislative Coffee with Representative Mascher, Representative Nielsen, Representative Lensing, Representative Jacoby at the Iowa City, City Hall 410 E Washington St.

Friday, March 31: 4-5 p.m.
Iowa City Education Forum with Senator Dvorsky, Senator Bolkcom, Senator Kinney at the Education Servies Center, in Board Room C 1725 N. Dodge St.

Kanawha

Friday, March 17: 11 a.m.
Kanawha Legislative Forum with Senator Guth & Representtive Baxter at the Kanawha Fire Station 104 S. Main.

Keokuk

Friday, March 24: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Keokuk Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at the Hawkeye Restaurant, 105 N Park Drive

Friday, April 28: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Keokuk Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at the Hawkeye Restaurant, 105 N Park Drive

Keosauqua

Saturday, March 25: 9- 11 a.m.
Keosauqua Legislative Forum with Representative Hanson at First St. Grille, 719 1st St.

Saturday, April 22: 9-11 a.m.
Keosauqua Legislative Forum with Representative Hanson at First Street Grille, 719 1st St.

Knoxville

Friday, April 7: 5 p.m.
Knoxville Legislative Forum with Senator Sinclair location TBD

LeClaire

Thursday, March 16: 6-8 p.m.
LeClaire Pints & Politics with Senator Rita Hart at The Crane & Pelican, 127 S. 2nd Street.

Leon

Friday, April 7: 2 -3 p.m.
Leon Legislative Forum with Representative Fry & Senator Sinclair at the Community Center, 203 NE 2nd St.

Logan

Saturday, March 25: 10 -11 a.m.
Logan Legislative Forum with Representative Holt and Representative Windschitl at the Logan Community Center, 108 W 4th St

Saturday, April 22: 10-11 a.m.
Logan Legislative Forum with Representative Holt and Representative Windshitl at the Logan Community Center, 108 W 4th St.

Malvern

Saturday, March 18: 9-10 a.m.
Malvern Legislative Forum with Senator Costello and Representative Sieck at the Malvern Library, 502 Main St.

Maquoketa

Saturday, March 25: 9-11 a.m.Maquoketa Legislative Forum  with Senator Bowman at Maquoketa City Hall, 201 E Pleasant St.

Marion

Saturday, March 18: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Marion Legislative Forum with Representative Rizer, Representative Zumbach, Representative Hinson & Senator Zumbach at Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 N 10th

Marshalltown

Saturday, March 18: 10 a.m. 11 a.m.
Marshalltown Legislative Forum  with Senator Edler & Representative Smith at the Marshalltown Public Library, 105 W. Boone.

Friday, April 7: Noon-1 p.m.
Marshalltown Legislative Forum with Senator Edler, Representative Fisher and Representative Smith at the Fisher Community Center, 709 South Center St.

Friday, April 21: Noon-1 p.m.
Marshalltown Legislative Forum with Senator Edler, Representative Fisher and Representative Smith at the Fisher Community Center, 709 South Center St.

Monroe

Saturday, March 18: 9 a.m.
Monroe Town Meeting with Senator Sinclair at Monroe City Hall, 206 Sherman

Monticello

Friday, March 24: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Monticello Economic Forum with Senator Bowman at City Hall, 200 E 1st St.

Mount Ayr

Saturday, March 25: 1-2 p.m.
Mount Ayr Legislative Forum with Senator Costello and Representative Dolecheck at the ISU Extension Office,101 North Polk

Mount Pleasant

Saturday, March 25: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Mount Pleasant Legislative Forum at Iowa Wesleyan University in the Chadwick Library, 107 W. Broad Street.

Saturday, April 22: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Mount Pleasant Legislative Forum at Iowa Wesleyan University in the Chadwick Library, 107 W. Broad Street.

Saturday, April 29: 8-9:30 a.m.
Mount Pleasant Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor in the Chadwick Library at Iowa Wesleyan University, 107 W Broad Street

Muscatine

Saturday, April 1: 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Muscatine Legislative Forum with Senator Dvorsky & Representative Kerr at Muscatine Community College, 154 Colorado St.

Saturday, May 6: 9 a.m.
Muscatine Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at Muscatine Community College

​Nevada

Saturday, March 25: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
"Legislative Wake Up" with Story County Area Legislators in the City Council Chambers of Nevada City Hall, 1209 6th St.

Newton

Saturday, March 18: 9-10:30 a.m.
Newton Legislative Forum with Senator Allen at Hy-Vee in the Club Room, 1501 First Ave E

Saturday, March 18: 9-10:30 a.m.
Newton Legislative Forum with Representative Breckenridge at Hy-Vee, 1501 1st St Ave E

North Liberty

Saturday, March 25: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Legislative Forum with Johnson County Area Legislators at North Liberty City Hall, 3 Quail Creek Circle.

Norwalk

Saturday, April 8: 9-10 a.m.
Norwalk Legislative Forum with Representative Gustafson at Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Ave.

Onawa

Saturday, April 1: 10-11 a.m.
Onawa Legislative Coffee with Representative Windshitl at the Onawa Public Library, 707 Iowa Ave.

Osceola

Friday, April 7: Noon-1 p.m.
Osceola Legislative Forum with Representative Fry & Senator Sinclair at Lakeside Casino, 777 Casino Drive.

Oskaloosa

Saturday, March 11: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Oskaloosa Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row, 109 S Market Street.

Saturday, March 25: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Oskaloosa Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row, 109 S Market Street.

Peosta

Saturday, March 18: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Peosta Legislative Forum  with Senator Bowman at Peosta Farm Bureau, 8479 Peosta Commerical Court.

Pleasantville

Saturday, March 18: 10:30 a.m.
Pleasantville Town Meeting with Senator Sinclair at Smokey Row 111 E Monroe.

Pocahontas

Saturday, March 18: 11 a.m.
Pocahontas Town Meeting with Senator Kraayenbrink at Pizza Ranch, 211 N Main Street.

Prairie City

Saturday, April 1: 8-9:30 a.m.
Prairie City Legislative Forum with Representative Breckenridge at the Public Library, 100 E 5th St.

Red Oak

Saturday, April 1: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Red Oak Legislative Forum with Senator Costello and Representative Sieck at Red Oak High School, 2011 North 8th St.

Rock Rapids

Saturday, March 25: 8-10 a.m.
Eggs & Issues with Senator Johnson & Representative Wills at the Forster Community Center, 404 Main Street.

Sheldon

Friday, March 17: Noon
Sheldon Legislative Forum with Representative Skyler Wheeler & Senator Feenstra at Pizza Ranch, 104 N. Runger Ave.

Shenandoah

Saturday, March 25: 8-9 a.m.
Shenandoah Legislative Forum with Senator Costello and Representative Dolecheck at the Shenandoah Fire Station, 400 W Sheridan Ave.

Sioux City

Saturday, March 18: 8:30-10 a.m.
Sioux City Legislative Forum with Representative Hall & Representative Kacena at Sioux City Community School District, 627 4th Street.

Saturday, March 25: 10-11:30 a.m.
Sioux City Legislative Forum with Sioux City area legislators at the Sioux City Public Museum, 607 4th St.

Spencer

Saturday, March 11: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Eggs & Issues at Spencer City Hall in the Council Chamber, 418 2nd Ave W. 

Saturday, April 8: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Eggs & Issues at Spencer City Hall in the Council Chamber, 418 2nd Ave W. 

Steamboat Rock

Friday, March 17: 10:15 a.m.
Steamboat Rock Town Meeting with Representative Pat Grassley at Steamboat Rock Public Library, 511 W Market Street.

Storm Lake

Saturday, March 18: 9-10:30 a.m.
Storm Lake Legislative Coffee with Senator Segebart and Representative Worthan at King's Pointe, Banquet Room, 1520 E Lakeshore Drive.

Urbandale

Saturday, March 25: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Urbandale Legislative Coffee at the Urbandale Chamber Office, 2830 100th St. Suite 110

Saturday, March 25: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Urbandale Legislative Forum with Senator Zaum in the Drive with Cops Training Room, 2900 Justin Drive, Suite 1.

Saturday, April 29: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Urbandale Legislative Coffee at the Urbandale Chamber Office, 2830 100th St. Suite 110.

Wapello

Saturday, April 1: 11 a.m.
Wapello Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at the Wapello Corner Market, 340 N 2nd.

Saturday, May 6: 11 a.m.
Wapello Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at the Wapello Corner Market 340 N 2nd.

Washington

Saturday, March 18: 10 a.m.-Noon
Washington Legislative Forum with Senator Kinney and Senator Taylor at the Washington County Courthouse, 222 West Main St.

Saturday, April 22: 10-11:30 a.m.
Washington Legislative Forum with Senator Taylor at Washington City Hall, 215 E Washington St

Waterloo

Friday, March 10:  7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.
"Friday Forums" at Alliance & Chamber Office, 10 West 4th Street. Must register with Cedar Valley Chamber to attend.

Friday, April 14:  7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.
"Friday Forums" at Alliance & Chamber Office, 10 West 4th Street. Must register with Cedar Valley Chamber to attend.

Waukee

Saturday, April 8: 9:30-11 a.m.
Waukee Legislative Forum with Senator Schneider and Representative Taylor at Waukee City Hall, 230 W Hickman

Waukon

Saturday, March 18: 11:15 a.m.
Waukon Legislative Forum with Representative Bergan & Senator Breitbach at Allamakee County Farm Bureau, in the Mtg Room, 14 1st Ave NE.

West Burlington

Saturday, March 18: 9:15-11 a.m.
West Burlington Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at West Burlington City Hall, 122 Broadway.

Saturday, April 15: 9:15 a.m.
West Burlington Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at West Burlington City Hall, 122 Broadway.

Saturday, May 20: 9:15 a.m.
West Burlington Legislative Forum with Representative Kerr at West Burlington City Hall, 122 Broadway.

Wilton

Saturday, March 18: 9-10:30 a.m.
Wilton Legislative Forum with Senator Dvorsky in the Wilton Community Room, 104 W 4th St.

Winterset

Saturday, March 25: 9-10 a.m.
Winterset Legislative Forum with Senator Garrett & Representative Gustafson at the Jackson Building on the Madison County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, April 22: 9-10 a.m.
Winterset Legislative Forum with Senator Garrett & Representative Gustafson at the Farmers and Merchants State Bank, 101 West Jefferson St.

Saturday, April 29: 9 a.m.
Winterset Legislative Forum with Representative Gustafson at the Jackson Building on the Madison County Fairgrounds.