Category Archives: DFQC

Establishing Our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date!

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date! By Caroline Vernon On Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, activists and legislators from across the state will converge on Iowa City for our first 2007 Democracy for Iowa Organizing Summit.  We … Continue reading

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Urgent Action Needed – Call on VOICE Monday, March 26th!

Urgent Action Needed – Call on VOICE – Monday, March 26th! From Progressive Action for the Common Good http://www.qcprogressiveaction.org   As many of you may know, PACG has put out many calls to action on VOICE – Voter Owned Iowa Clean … Continue reading

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CAFO Bill HF873 on Life Support at Iowa Statehouse – Call TODAY!

CAFO Bill HF873 on Life Support at Iowa Statehouse – Call TODAY! From Molly Regan mjregan@ mchsi.com (excerpts from Lynn Heuss – I'm for Iowa)   Despite overwhelming support from citizens and community leaders, HF 873, a bill regulating CAFOs, has … Continue reading

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ICCI Voter Owned Lobby Day

ICCI Voter Owned Lobby Day in Des Moines By Caroline Vernon Progressive Action for the Common Good (PACG) has reserved a passenger van to transport Quad City activists to Des Moines next Monday, January 29th. We will be joining other … Continue reading

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The People Have Spoken – Quad Cities Peace March on Saturday

The People Have Spoken – Quad Cities Peace March on Saturday By Cathy Bolkcom, Progressive Action for the Common GoodMark your calendars and please circulate!Concerned citizens from all around the Quad Cities will be coming together to engage in a … Continue reading

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IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa

IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa Iowa Policy Project senior research consultant Colin Gordon has issued a  new report for the IPP, “Prescriptions and Placebos: Fixing Health Care in Iowa.”To view the report, see:<http://www.iowafiscal.org/2006docs/061127-health-full-format.pdf&gt; To view the executive summary, … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Calls to Action, Chet Culver, Congress, Corporate Greed, David Loebsack, Democracy for America, DFQC, Ed Fallon, Education, Elesha Gayman, Health Care & Medicare, Iowa in the News, Iowans for Sensible Priorities, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community, Selden Spencer

The Great Victory – Crushing the Developing Myths

The Great Victory – crushing the developing myths This artcile is about as succinct an analysis/commentary on Tuesday's results that I've come across so far… by Glenn Greenwald The outcome of this election — even with the not-yet-fully-finalized Senate victories … 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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Factory Farms are NOT above the Law! Take Action Now!

  Factory Farms are NOT above the Law! – Take Action Now! By Caroline Vernon Friends, As many of you know, Scott county in Iowa and Rock Island county in Illinois are both within the top ten of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Calls to Action, Candidates, Chet Culver, Corporate Greed, Denise O'Brien, DFQC, Environment, Farming, Iowa Blogosphere, Iowa Farmers Union, Iowa in the News, Jobs, Labor, Main Page, National News, Organic Foods & Farming, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community | 1 Comment

Iraq War Forum in the QC on Aug. 26

Iraq War Forum in the QC on Aug. 26 By Alta Price Democracy for America groups across the country have been hosting Iraq War Forums to engage the public in discussion about an issue most Americans consider the most important political … Continue reading

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