Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Raccoon River One Of Most Endangered Rivers Of 2021

BREAKING: American Rivers just named Raccoon River one of the most endangered rivers of 2021. Add your name to our petition calling on the EPA to address the factory farm pollution in the Raccoon River and all of Iowa’s 750 impaired waterways. We … Continue reading

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Do Iowa Laws Exist Solely To Rubber Stamp Livestock Industry Interests?

Action alert from Iowa Environmental Council: At IEC, it is our job to be watchdogs at the legislature, with local governments, and rule-making agencies, monitoring whether their decisions make Iowa a better place to live, work, and explore. In 2021, … Continue reading

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Democrats Should Take A Messaging Lesson From Jen Psaki

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Is Kim Reynolds The Worst Governor Ever?

Check out the What A Week podcast by Potluck Media, a project of Progress Iowa. This week, problematic Gov. Reynolds proved once again that she cares more for political games than saving lives. Click here to listen to this week’s … Continue reading

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Peace Vigil Friday

Dear Peacemakers, It is spring, lots of folks are fully vaccinated, and we need peace in Yemen, at home, Iraq, Iran, Guatemala, etc. etc more than ever before.  Come if you can!!!  There will be  signs available, and informational  handouts.  … Continue reading

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Biden Remarks On American Jobs Plan

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PACG: Join The Spread The Relief Campaign!

https://www.facebook.com/Progressive-Action-for-the-Common-Good-PACG-280980361921348 Join the Spread the Relief Campaign! PACG has partnered with our friends at One Human Family QCA, Immigration Office of the Diocese of Davenport, Metrocom NAACP and Quad Cities Interfaith in the “Spread the Relief” campaign. We encourage people … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Justices Should Strive For Fairness And Impartiality

by Ralph Scharnau posted with permission The framers of the United States Constitution established a government composed of three separate branches, legislative, executive, and judicial. The Supreme Court functions as the highest tribunal in the nation’s federal judiciary system. Unlike … Continue reading

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Senate Minority Leader Zach Wahls On Iowa Press

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American Rescue Plan Benefits Iowa Families And Schools

Iowa Kids and Schools win big with the American Rescue Plan. Today, Senator Claire Celsi told the Iowa Senate how the American Rescue Plan will provide a big boost to Iowa kids, their schools, and their families. Thanks President Joe … Continue reading

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