Mathis talks inflation, abortion access, strategy with Dubuque Democrats

Benjamin Fisher | Telegraph Herald >

Iowa Sen. Liz Mathis, D-Hiawatha, said Wednesday in Dubuque that focusing on the issues of the day will help propel her to a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

At the grand opening of Dubuque County Democrats’ 2022 campaign headquarters, 470 W. Fourth St., she said key among those matters is the right to abortion access in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned.

Mathis is running to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson to represent Iowa’s new 2nd Congressional District. In an interview ahead of the grand opening, Mathis said she is hearing people everywhere insisting on a right to abortion in recent weeks.

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