Category Archives: Great Tools: IOWA

Iowa Blog Roundup and District Heads Ups

  Iowa Blog Roundup and District Happenings By Sam Garchik and Other Folks Denise O'Brien is having a party tonight! The potluck is in Atlantic, Iowa: Please bring a covered dish, your own table service, drinks and lawn chairs and … Continue reading

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Iowa Blog Roundup (and other things also)

   Iowa Blog Roundup (and other things also) By Sam Garchik It's been a very hectic week with the convention and all, but I wanted to bring you up to speed on a bunch of different issues and happenings. Courtesy … Continue reading

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Progressive Promise

Progressive Promise I got this from the Progressive Caucus website in the House of Reps. We can modify it to make it more specific to Iowa. Later today, I'll post something I was working on for Alta and a possible … Continue reading

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DFA-Link: An Underutilized Tool; Searching for a Group

  DFA-Link: An Underutilized Tool (Searching for a Group) By Alta Price Today I’m going to tell you how to sign up for Democracy for Iowa (DFIA) at DFA-Link. I recommend joining DFIA to anyone interested in the Progressive Caucus, … Continue reading

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Convention Wrap Up; Thoughts for 08

  Convention Wrap Up; Thoughts for 08 By Sam Garchik We need to elect Joyce Schulte. Thanks to the Johnson County Republican Blog, we get this from Steve King at the Republican State Convention: “There are probably not 72 virgins … Continue reading

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DFA-Link: An Underutilized Tool (Setting up an Account)

  DFA-Link: An Underutilized Tool (Setting up an Account) By Alta Price Disclaimer – I don’t consider myself an expert in DFA-Link use. I am, however, starting to understand how useful it could be for online organizing since using it … Continue reading

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DFA-Link: An Underutilized Tool

Finding an Event By Alta Price I wanted to get this up ASAP to use for the Iowa Democratic Party State Convention this weekend in Des Moines. I have not been able to come up with a plan to get DFAers … Continue reading

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Planning a Quad Cities Iraq War Forum

  Planning a Quad Cities Iraq War Forum By Alta Price, DFA-Quad Cities, DFA-Link Host, altaprice@yahoo.com Thanks, Sam, for bringing our Iraq War Forum to the attention of Blog for Iowa readers! We had a great planning meeting last night … Continue reading

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This Week in Media

 This Week in Media The biggest news this week was all but ignored by the media.  The grassroots group Iowans for Better Local TV filed a formal Petition to Deny with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), challenging the renewal of … Continue reading

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Social Security Saves Iowans from Poverty

Social Security Saves Iowans from Poverty Iowa Policy Project Facts Can Help Public, Policymakers in Current Debate MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (March 7, 2005) – Almost 1 in 5 Iowans receives benefits from Social Security, according to a new publication that … Continue reading

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