Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Couple Of Events Coming Up Of Interest

The first event is the Annual Progress Iowa Holiday Event coming up next Thursday (December 20th)  in Des Moines.  Tickets can be ordered online here. It looks like it a great line up for what could be thought of as … Continue reading

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Think Progress On Abby Finkenauer

  “The other 29-year-old who Democrats just elected to Congress” While Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting headlines and much press, Iowa’s Abby Finkenauer as a slightly older new member of congress is getting ready to represent Iowa’s working families, farmer, students … Continue reading

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Rep. Eric Swalwell To Hold Gun Violence Town Hall In Des Moines

Rep. Swalwell has said he is considering running for president in 2020. He will also be a speaker at Progress Iowa’s Sixth Annual Holiday Event. ### Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host a student town hall on gun violence featuring … Continue reading

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Update: Iowa’s CAFO Problem

Updated YouTube link: Tim Wagner, Izaak Walton League, Agriculture Outreach Coordinator Rodger Routh Video

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Sean Hannity Is The Real President

It has been cast about that Fox News is the real president.  Actually, it appears to be Sean Hannity. Media Matters for America Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s relationship with chief Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity has been extensively … Continue reading

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Iowa Senate Democrats Release Committee Assignments

Good to know what committees your state senator is on. Here is a list of the assignments. Follow the Iowa Senate Democrats on Facebook. 2019 Iowa Senate Democratic Committee Assignments DES MOINES– Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen released committee assignments … Continue reading

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Join Indivisible Day Of Action

Important update from Indivisible.  Find your local group if you are not yet connected. Join our day of action on the first day of the next Congress. In just a few weeks, the 116th Congress will be sworn in. The … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It – Randy Rainbow’s Latest

Imagine trying to drive down the interstate at 70 MPH and this comes on the radio. Almost had to pull over I was laughing so hard. And I laugh more each time I hear it. Randy Rainbow gets in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Long Winter’s Night Edition

The quiz is usually written on Friday afternoon. This used to be a fairly good time to put a quiz about weekly news happenings together because seldom did anything of import happen after Friday morning. Now in the time of … Continue reading

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From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Is Everybody Here?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @Ocasio2018 Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a “Bipartisan” orientation w/ briefings on issues. Invited panelists offer insights to inform new Congressmembers‘ views as they prepare to legislate.  # of Corporate CEOs we’ve listened to here: … Continue reading

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