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A Sioux City lawmaker who endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2015 is included in a batch of Iowans endorsing Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.  Representative Tim Kacena is among the new endorsements the Biden campaign announced yesterday.  

Kacena endorsed Bernie Sanders in the 2015 caucuses. He told the  Sioux City Journal that he didn’t think “we need something so far to the left that it’s going to be disruptive.”  

Alex Waters

The state legislature has been in session seven weeks and a lot has happened.  Lawmakers passed the controversial Chapter 20 measure that largely ended collective bargaining for public employees in Iowa, changing the way their healthcare will be managed and might eventually affect their pension system.