Laura Bergus is a Fiercely Passionate Advocate for Iowa City

Laura is a fiercely passionate advocate for Iowa City and all it has to offer – she is also my resource when I want to learn more about different perspectives on an issue facing our community. Laura Bergus is a person who has a practical approach to tackling and responding to challenges and understands the importance of giving space for many experiences, backgrounds, and voices to be at the table. She’s a person I lean on when I need to consider and make an important decision and I am confident that she can be that person for Iowa City at large.

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Laura Bergus Responds to Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce Questionnaire

I love our passion. Whether we agree or disagree on specific issues, we care deeply in this town. We care about education, the environment, housing, public safety, transportation, and the arts. This passion is energizing, and it motivates engagement in our business community, nonprofits, and schools. When this passion combines with empathy and humility, we are at our best: learning and teaching from each other’s wisdom and life experiences.

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Laura Bergus Files for Iowa City Council Election

Meeting my neighbors from all over our community has been unequivocally positive. I’ve heard from so many people who, like me, love Iowa City, and want their city to do more for more people. With a city council that listens to its constituents, learns from experts, and acts to solve the problems we face, we can make Iowa City a better place for everyone. I’m excited for the opportunity to return to local public service.

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