Category Archives: Bush Tax

Will the Lame Duck be Lame?

Will anything get done in the lame duck session of congress between now and the end of year holidays? The answer is yes. Like during the 2010 lame duck session, expect congress to get some stuff done, and the debate … Continue reading

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Loebsack Stands For Middle Class Iowans

What did it mean when Rep. Dave Loebsack voted for H.R.8, the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012, on Wednesday, Aug. 1, one of 19 Democrats to join the Republicans who supported the bill? Only that Dave Loebsack … Continue reading

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44,000 Iowans Declared Financial Casualties In GOP War With Obama Administration

44,000 Iowans Declared Financial Casualties In GOP War With Obama Administration By David VanThournout We’ll it appears that the Grumpy Old Party has a soft spot for the mega-wealthy but not for the average hard working and out of a … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Bush Tax, Congress, Corporate Greed, GOP, Jobs, Main Page

Bruce Braley Shares our Values

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Posted in BFIA, Bruce Braley, Bush Tax, Calls to Action, Clean Elections, Congress, Corporate Greed, Education, Election Day Registration, Energy, Environment, Health Care & Medicare, Iowans for Voting Integrity, Jobs, Main Page, Progressive Community, Sustainability, Veterans

Iowa's Fiscal Wolf in Conservative Clothing

Iowa's Fiscal Wolf in Conservative Clothing by Paul Deaton “What he really means is that he has become a devoted member of the party of “no” in Washington and is busy obstructing the progress of Democrats as they deal with … Continue reading

Posted in Bush Tax, Charles Grassley, Jobs, Main Page, Roxanne Conlin

HCAN Health Care Rally at Iowa STate Fair

HCAN “Health Care Can't Wait” Rally at the Iowa State Fair By Caroline Vernon Last Friday on August 21st, Eastern Iowans from Progressive Action for the Common Good, the Quad Cities Federation of Labor, and NAMI of Scott County boarded … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Bush Tax, Calls to Action, Civil Liberties, Congress, Corporate Greed, Farming, Health Care & Medicare, How You Can Help, ICAN, Main Page

The Bush Tax: How Much Is It Costing You?

The Bush Tax: How Much Is It Costing You? Since John McCain supports the system of Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthy, I thought I'd rerun this article from Blog for Iowa from May 2004.  This is how the tax … Continue reading

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Where Are My Taxes Going?

Where Are My Taxes Going? By Meshawn Ayala, Iowa PIRG Citizen Outreach Director A thought occurred to me as I prepared my taxes — where is my money going? Will my taxes pay for the best safety equipment and supplies … Continue reading

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Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry

  Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry By Caroline VernonI can’t tell you how excited I was to finally be able to attend a Harkin Steak Fry. For the past two years, since I became … Continue reading

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Progressives Reach Out To Business

  Progressives Reach Out To Business From the Des Moines Business RecordRecently a new friend asked: “Why does Central Iowa need a Progressive Coalition and why is its formation important to the business community?”I think I speak for all the … Continue reading

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