Author Archives: Trish Nelson

99 Counties For Climate Action

From our inbox: A note from Senator Rob Hogg – Climate change virtual statewide program Thursday, July 8, 7:00 to 8:30 pm Plus other news (my announcement I am not running for re-election to state senate in 2022) Dear Friends: … Continue reading

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Deadline For Democracy: Massive Public Pressure Needed Now

Action alert from Indivisible: This week, we’re taking over our usual newsletter’s slot with a big update: Today, we’re launching Deadline for Democracy, a movement-wide, all-hands-on-deck campaign to get the For the People Act passed in July. The next six … Continue reading

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Can Iowa’s Altered Landscape Ever Be Restored?

Follow this blog greatplainsaction.org “We are a collective of Indigenous organizers of the Great Plains working to resist and Indigenize colonial institutions, ideologies, and behaviors. Our homelands are located in the vast grassland of Turtle Island, situated between the Rocky … Continue reading

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Al Franken’s Perfect Mitch Impression

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Iowa Republicans Ban Teaching Concepts No One Is Teaching

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The Biden Administration’s Agricultural Policies

by Ralph Scharnau Published with permission About 20% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas. Much of the rural land is arable and asset-rich, feeding and fueling the rest of the country. Rural places also provide opportunities for outdoor … Continue reading

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Howard Dean And Michael Steele Agree Republicans Don’t Care About Democracy

Real talk about the Republican party. Watch the full video below from The Beat with Ari Melber. Highlights: Howard Dean: “We are watching something that we haven’t seen for a long time in this country but it happens in many … Continue reading

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What A Week From Progress Iowa

Check out What a Week! by Progress Iowa Happy Pride Month! This year, Pride is especially important as the LGBTQ community has had to face the wrath of Iowa Republicans and their attempted legislation. LGBTQ Iowans deserve to feel accepted … Continue reading

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Urgent Action Alert: Help Stop Republican Power Grab In Scott County

Action alert from Johnson County Democrats. Scott County needs help collecting 10,000 signatures to force a special election or they will have a Republican auditor appointed by Republicans during the next election. Republican Cronyism in Scott County, and How To … Continue reading

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The Backstory Behind Iowa’s Voter Suppression Law And How We Fix It

ICYMI –  Presented by Iowa Chapter Sierra Club.  “There is a big scandal around Iowa’s new Voter Suppression Law. Tune in to hear the latest on how this law came to be.”

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