Sen. Steve Sodders, D-State Center, and Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, will host a listening post from noon to 1 p.m. on Sept. 20 at Iowa Valley Community College, 3702 S. Center St.
The event is open to the public. Sodders is the chair of the Iowa Senate's Economic Growth Committee. Smith is the House Democratic Leader. The two legislators are especially interested in ideas that will help protect and expand Iowa's middle class.