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State Advocacy

The Partnership works closely with members of the General Assembly and the executive branch to advance policy proposals that promote economic growth and prosperity in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Partnership Investors and Members are encouraged to join The Partnership in advocacy efforts by providing input on the State Policy Agenda and participating in events such as the Legislative Leadership Luncheon, the Welcome Back Legislative Reception and The Partnership's Day on the Hill. Investors and Members can also find information on how to reach out to their elected officials below. 

Interested in upcoming state policy or advocacy events? Learn more on the Calendars page.

2023 State Policy Agenda

The Partnership's Government Policy Council (GPC) develops priorities every year and works to gain support for those priorities from State Legislators and the Governor.

Read more about the 2022 Legislative Session in this Partnership Public Policy article.

View 2023 State Policy Agenda


  • Find Legislators — Find out who represents a district by typing in an address.
  • Contact Legislators — Here's where to write and call to reach state representatives in each district. This link also shows sponsors of current bills.
  • Legislative Committee Membership (Senate, House) — Find out what legislators are on each committee to know who to target for an issue-based question. 
  • Contact Government Officials — Get in touch with an official from a specific government agency for topic-specific questions and concerns.

Set Up a Personalized Bill Watch

Track specific bills with this free bill tracker.

Find available tools for state and federal advocacy.