Mayor Bill de Blasio Headlines Progress Iowa Event

bill de blasioDes Moines – Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City will deliver remarks at an event for Progress Iowa on Thursday, April 16th at the Iowa State Education Association in Des Moines, Iowa. Mayor de Blasio will focus his remarks on the need to address economic inequality.

The event will be open to pre-credentialed members of the media. Those interested in covering the event must sent an email requesting credentials to by Wednesday, April 15th at 5:00 PM CT. A confirmation email will be sent to those receiving credentials.

WHAT: An Evening with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

WHEN: Thursday, April 16; Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Program begins at 6:15 p.m.

WHERE: Iowa State Education Association; 777 3rd Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

Mayor Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. From his early days as a young City Hall staffer, to serving on his local school board, to his most recent position as Public Advocate for the City of New York, Bill de Blasio has spent his life fighting to ensure that every New Yorker – in every neighborhood throughout our five boroughs – gets a fair shot.

Tickets to the event on Thursday are $25 each and available at

Progress Iowa is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization with a network of more than 60,000 progressives. Year-round, Progress Iowa advocates for a stronger middle class, first-class public education, and fairness for all Iowans under the law.

Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530

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