Category Archives: Introducing DFIA

First DFA/Democracy for Iowa Statewide Meeting September 10

First DFA/Democracy for Iowa Statewide Meeting September 10 by Dennis Roseman, Iowa City DFA Organizer Preliminary Agenda for a Statewide Meeting of Democracy for Iowa September 10 Iowa Room, Iowa Memorial Union Iowa City Iowa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This will … Continue reading

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John Drury: Random Views From A Community Activist

Random Views From A Community Activist by John Drury Governors go to the fair This past weekend, 30 or so Governors from across the country met in Des Moines for their annual conference. Likely 2008 presidential candidate and current Governor … Continue reading

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Caroline Vernon to Receive Iowa Dem’s Rising Star Award

Caroline Vernon to Receive Iowa Dem's Rising Star Award by Alta Price, M.D. This Saturday, June 11, 2005, one of our own, Blog for Iowa's Caroline Vernon, will receive the Iowa Democrats' Rising Star Award.  Dr. Alta Price, Co-founder of … Continue reading

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Grand View Student Christina Butts Recognized as “Intern of the Year” at Iowa Statehouse

Grand View Student Christina Butts Recognized as “Intern of the Year” at Iowa Statehouse Congratulations, Christina! Grand View student Christina Butts has been recognized as the “Intern of the Year” by the Democratic members of the Iowa Senate.  Butts volunteered … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa Hits Nearly Half a Million Page Views in First Year

Blog for Iowa Hits Nearly Half a Million Page Views in First Year by Linda Thieman Yes, dear readers, Blog for Iowa is one year old today!  I remember a year ago this past week when I was looking for … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa is 11 Months Old!

Blog for Iowa is 11 Months Old! Well, it’s time for an ol’ Blog for Iowa update.  Why wait until April 1st, our one-year anniversary, when we just had our biggest month ever?  In February, we averaged 1200 distinct hosts … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Blog for Iowa!

Happy New Year from Blog for Iowa! Here's wishing you a very happy new year from the Blog for Iowa blog team: Trish, John, Molly, Chad, and Linda. FYI, Blog for Iowa passed the 50,000 page view mark for the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Blog for Iowa

Merry Christmas from Blog for Iowa Blog for Iowa would like to welcome DFIA Environmentalist and Scott County Soil and Water Commissioner-elect Molly Regan to the blog team.  Molly joined us a couple of weeks ago and will post matters … Continue reading

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The Blog for Iowa Blog Team Expands

The Blog for Iowa Blog Team Expands Blog for Iowa is pleased to announce that John Drury, former mayor of Swaledale and former Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate in North Iowa, will be writing a weekly column on Iowa issues … Continue reading

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DFIA Gathering Honors Kennedy’s Legacy

DFIA Gathering Honors Kennedy’s Legacy By Linda Cook , Quad City Times  Thanks to Molly Regan, DFIA Makes the QC Times! “My call is to the young of heart, regardless of age,” the candidate said Sunday afternoon. The young man … Continue reading

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