Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Iowa’s Tom Miller Only Democratic AG To Stand With Big Oil

Contact Ed Fallon at (515) 238-6404 or ed@boldiowa.com — http://www.boldiowa.com Des Moines, Iowa — In a ruling issued today by the US Court of Appeals, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a partial victory after a long court battle against the … Continue reading

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Demand US Companies Cut All Ties With Fox News

Fox News is the gateway to right-wing extremism. With thousands of Americans dying every day from the COVID-19 pandemic and the violent right-wing attack on the U.S. Congress on January 6, 2021, Fox News’ dangerous disinformation increasingly poses a direct … Continue reading

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IA-02 Recount: Twenty-Two Uncounted Ballots Will Put Hart Ahead By Nine Votes

In Next Step of Election Contest, Miller-Meeks Seeks to Block Election Recount, Disenfranchise Iowa Voters Hart: “Let All Iowans Have Their Voices and Votes Heard” 22 Legally-cast, Uncounted Ballots Will Put Hart Ahead by Nine Votes WHEATLAND, IOWA — Today, … Continue reading

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How To Waste $1.4 Billion

How To Waste $1.4 Billion by Ed Flaherty The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) approved funds for  93 F-35 warplanes, 14 more than the Pentagon requested.  Each F-35 costs approximately $100 million.  Setting aside the  question of why the does … Continue reading

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A New Day In America

Yesterday was an amazing day. The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris overcame pandemic and insurrection to show the nation and the world that democracy still stands in all its glory.  There were so many uplifting moments. … Continue reading

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Today We Celebrate – Where To Watch The Biden-Harris Inauguration

Today set aside everything  that you don’t absolutely have to do and celebrate this moment.  Democracy lives to see another day!  Electing a Democratic president and congress is only the first step in reclaiming our country’s values and maintaining the … Continue reading

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MLK Day Events In Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Ames, Davenport

Here are some of the free events in Iowa celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Cedar Rapids • Monday: 7 p.m. on Facebook Live, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church annual celebration with music and speakers; Dr. … Continue reading

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Axne Takes Lead Requesting Cots, Showers, Food For National Guard At Capitol

We’ve all seen the images of National Guard members sleeping on the floor of the capitol building in Washington, DC, called up to defend our country after Trump’s mob ransacked the place and killed people.  Iowa Democrat Rep. Cindy Axne … Continue reading

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Celebrate Inauguration 2021 With PACG Virtual Parade and Dance Party

An invitation from Progressive Action for the Common Good PACG invites you to the Inauguration 2021 Virtual Parade and Dance Party on Wednesday, January 20th from 6:45 to 8:30 pm via Zoom. We encourage people to connect to share their hopes for … Continue reading

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Reynolds To Use Tax Dollars For Private Schools

Statement from Progress Iowa on Reynolds Condition of the State address Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to Governor Kim Reynolds’ condition of the state address, delivered Tuesday evening: Governor … Continue reading

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