Iowa Lawmakers Begin 88th General Assembly Monday
DES MOINES, Iowa – The 88th Iowa General Assembly begins its session Monday. This year, Iowans will see a record-breaking number of women serving in the state legislature. There are 45 women serving in the Iowa Legislature. The Iowa House has expanded its number of female legislators to 34 after picking up an additional six members during the midterm election. The Iowa Senate added four female lawmakers to bring its total up to 11.