Category Archives: Iowans for Sensible Priorities

We Must TAKE Our Country Back!

We Must TAKE Our Country Back! By Caroline Vernon Whether it’s health care, the cost of education, our environment or global trade, Corporate America is holding us all hostage to the almighty dollar. Greed continues to trump need as corporations … Continue reading

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ISP Event in West Branch After DFA Meeting

ISP Event in West Branch After DFA Meeting By ISP Greetings!  I hope this finds you well!  You are invited to a Sensible Iowans & I-RENEW Ice Cream Social and Educational Meet and Greet.  This event is *free* and open … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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5,000 Iowans Pledge to Caucus for Priorities

5,000 Iowans Pledge to Caucus for Priorities By ISPPledgers say candidates’ priorities will shape who they choose to support during their precinct CaucusesWith more committed supporters than any presidential campaign at this stage in the game, the Caucus for Priorities … Continue reading

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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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Topsy Turvy Bus to Visit Scavo Alternative High School Monday, May 7th

Topsy Turvy Bus to Visit Scavo Alternative High School Monday, May 7th By ISPOverturned School Bus Welded atop another Bus Demonstrates Upside Down Federal Budget PrioritiesDES MOINES TOPSY TURVY TOURScavo Alternative High School (1800 Grand)   11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.Nollen … Continue reading

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Iowa Caucus-goers Track the Presidential Candidates

Iowa Caucus-goers Track the Presidential Candidates By Liz Larson, ISP Iowans for Sensible Priorities posts campaign stops and candidates’ ideas about the federal budget The crowded field of potential presidents presents a challenge for undecided Iowa caucus-goers.  Many Iowans have … Continue reading

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40 Iowa Elected Officials Endorse Priorities Campaign

40 Iowa Elected Officials Endorse Priorities Campaign By Liz Larson, Iowans for Sensible PrioritiesTop officials at the Iowa Statehouse favor funding Iowans’ priorities by redirecting money wasted by the PentagonHealth care, education, and renewable fuels research are hot topics in … 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

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