Category Archives: Progress Iowa

Joint Effort to Memorialize Iowa COVID-19 Victims

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Thu 3/11/2021 10:59 AM For Immediate Release: March 11, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org   Elected Officials, Community and Labor Organizations, Faith Leaders Join Effort to Memorialize Iowa COVID-19 Victims Des Moines, Iowa – More than three … Continue reading

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Survivor Urges Ernst to Reauthorize VAWA

In this video from Progress Iowa, citizen Margi Stephens calls out current Iowa senator Joni Ernst for Ernst’s action – or rather lack of action – on the once totally uncontroversial Violence Against Women Act or VAWA. As Stephens runs … Continue reading

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Ernst Owes Iowans An Apology

This is a short video from Progress Iowa. The explanation that goes with video on YouTube explains: It’s been weeks since Sen. Ernst accused physicians of inflating COVID numbers for a profit, and she still hasn’t apologized. Not only has … Continue reading

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Katie Porter Highlights Wednesday’s (Free, Virtual) Corn Feed

I’m excited to come back to Iowa (virtually) to talk about how crucial it is for progressives to join together during these difficult times, especially before November. In these past few months alone, we’ve seen attacks on healthcare, social security, … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Gov. Kim Reynolds Threatens Lives of Iowa Students

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2020 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, (515) 259-0394 Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to Gov. Kim Reynolds announcing that Iowa schools must prioritize in-person learning in the coming … Continue reading

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Ernst Voted to Cripple CDC Officials

Matt Sinovic matt@progressiowa.org Ability to Detect, Prevent, and Respond to Pandemics and Other Public Health Emergencies New Ad: Senator Joni Ernst Voted to Cripple CDC Officials’ Ability to Detect, Prevent, and Respond to Pandemics and Other Public Health Emergencies Ernst … Continue reading

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Administration’s War On Health Care Charges On

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 NEW STUDY: 27 Million More Americans Lost Health Care Because of Coronavirus, and Trump is Going to the Supreme Court to Keep it That Way Des Moines, Iowa — … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Conference Call On ACA Lawsuit

Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: May 6, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 IA Attorney General Tom Miller, Dr. Glenn Hurst, and Debbie Koopman, a Resident of Cedar Rapids Warn of Disastrous Consequences of Texas Lawsuit to Overturn the ACA … Continue reading

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Demand Governor Reynolds Issue a Shelter in Place Order!

In these uncertain times, Iowans need bold action from our governor.  Kim Reynolds must issue a shelter-in-place order for the safety of all Iowans. We must get ahead of this outbreak and ensure that our clinics and hospitals are not … Continue reading

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Health Care Lawsuit Days of Action:

From our Friends at ProgressIowa. They are running a series on the effects of a possible striking down of the ACA. This is the second in the series of 11. We chose to post this one because many folks do … Continue reading

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