Category Archives: Progress Iowa

What Iowans Need To Know About Trump’s Latest Health Care Sabotage

From Matt Sinovic at Progress Iowa: This week, the Trump administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020, which revives a call to repeal the Affordable Care Act and lays out massive cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and the Department … Continue reading

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Reminders: Monday, IPERS Press Conference; Saturday, Women’s March

As the Iowa legislature gears up for another session with Republicans in total control, common Iowans will be taking action to protect the retirement that they worked so hard for. Republicans have been itching to turn that money over to … Continue reading

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Couple Of Events Coming Up Of Interest

The first event is the Annual Progress Iowa Holiday Event coming up next Thursday (December 20th)  in Des Moines.  Tickets can be ordered online here. It looks like it a great line up for what could be thought of as … Continue reading

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Billboards Highlight Gutting Of Workers Compensation

From Progress Iowa Wednesday: From: Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 2:39 PM Subject: TOMORROW: Progress Iowa Launches “You’re Out of Luck” Billboards Targeting Cownie, Carlson For Gutting Workers Compensation  For Immediate Release: October 10, 2018 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Progress Iowa … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: Progress Iowa’s Annual Corn Feed Tomorrow

  http://www.ProgressIowa.org For Immediate Release: September 12, 2018 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 SUNDAY: 4th Annual Progress Iowa Corn Feed at 12:30 PM Bondurant, Iowa – The 4th annual Progress Iowa Corn Feed will take place this Sunday, September 16th … Continue reading

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Next Sunday: Progress Iowa’s Annual Corn Feed!

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Grassley’s Stolen SCOTUS Attacks Working Families

Editor’s note:  The following are two press releases concerning Senator Grassley and his unprecedented and still extremely controversial hijacking of the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland. http://www.WhyCourtsMatterIowa.org For Immediate Release: June 27, 2018 Contact: wcmia@whycourtsmatteriowa.org Des Moines, Iowa — Today the … Continue reading

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Rise Up: Fight Against Child Imprisonment

June 20th, 2018 From: Progress Iowa It’s easy to feel powerless when each day brings more and more horrific stories about the parents and children who are detained while peacefully seeking asylum. But there is something you can do to … Continue reading

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Statement In Response To Santa Fe High School Shooting

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2018 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Progress Iowa Issues Statement In Response To Santa Fe High School Shooting Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in reaction to … Continue reading

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Lockdown!

From Progress Iowa: Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new video highlighting the need to enact common sense gun laws in Iowa. The advertisement, entitled Lockdown, shows a text message conversation between a parent and student during … Continue reading

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