Polk County

Yeesterday morning, the Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Varnum vs. Brien regarding the constitutionality of Iowa's so-called "Defense of Marriage Act". Passed in 1998, the act defines "marriage" as a union between a man and a woman. The Iowa Supreme Court may uphold the lower court's ruling declaring the act unconstitutional under Iowa's equal protection and due process laws.

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Republican Polk County Supervisor Bob Brownell is building a significant online presence including:

According to his Linked-In page, Brownell's interests are: homelessness, affordable housing, economic development, lead paint poisoning and bureaucracies. As a Supervisor, and as a Board Member of Neighborhood Finance Corporation, he has demonstrated his understanding that a strong urban core is critical to a healthy region.

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