Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Iowa Democratic Leaders Weekly Live Press Conference

Weekly live press conference with House Democratic Leader Rep. Jennifer Konfrst and Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls. Follow Iowa House Dems on Facebook Follow Iowa Senate Dems on Facebook

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We Have More Guns Than People

The latest Podcast by George offers a sobering conversation about America’s continuing sick obsession with guns.  To follow Podcast- By George see links below. “Why don’t we do something? Joe Gorton with Brady United talks abut gun-toting America on Podcast- … Continue reading

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State Auditor Says Reynolds’ Voucher Bill “Fundamentally Irresponsible”

State Auditor Rob Sand released the following statement yesterday about Kim Reynolds’ school voucher bill. [Bolding is BFIA’s] Whether you call them ESAs or vouchers, as Iowa’s taxpayer watchdog I am alarmed by the intentional lack of transparency and accountability … Continue reading

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Governor Reynolds Offers Prayers Again

Tragic Shooting: Gov. Reynolds Owes An Apology Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Starts Right Here in Des Moines, and the Governor’s continued failure … Continue reading

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KCCI Interview Exposes Reynolds’ Deeply Flawed Voucher Plan

Gov. Kim Reynolds’ voucher scam is being voted on today in the Iowa House and although there is talk that it may not pass, it seems likely that it is a done deal. Still,  kudos to KCCI chief political reporter … Continue reading

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Trump Begs Jack Smith To Stop Investigating Him.

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Stealing Is Stealing

From the January 2023 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The PP is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $15/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. Click here for … Continue reading

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Take Action To Stop SNAP Restrictions

Tell our lawmakers not to take food away from Iowans! Action alert from Iowa Hunger Coalition House File 3, which targets SNAP, Medicaid, and other public assistance programs, was introduced the first week of the 2023 Iowa legislative session and … Continue reading

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Learning The Right Lessons From History

This MLK Day, Let’s Learn the Right Lessons from History Dr. King was a giant, but history is also made by ordinary people standing up for what’s right. That takes all of us. By Svante Myrick | January 11, 2023.  … Continue reading

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Voucher Public Hearing Alert

Watch Progress Iowa’s Call to Action with House Democratic leader Rep. Jennifer Konfrst and others discussing how to take effective action during these crazy times in Iowa. Sign up for Iowa House Dems weekly communications here. “Whatever you hear the … Continue reading

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