Category Archives: Progress Iowa

McCarthy  And McConnell Bow To Former Guy

As does Iowa’s Republican delegation. The above video of the Rachel Maddow Show from Thursday night delves deeply into the cowardice of Republican leadership in the face of a direct assault on our government by A SITTING PRESIDENT! Now more … Continue reading

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The High Five

Once again we bring you Progress Iowa’s Friday version of their daily newsletter while the Iowa Legislature is in session. Happy Friday! It’s been an exciting week for Iowa’s college basketball teams! Congratulations to the Iowa State Cyclone women and … Continue reading

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High Five: Progress Iowa’s Daily Take On Iowa News

Progress Iowa adds a daily email take on what is happening in Iowa – and especially the legislature. This issue is from Friday. Much better than reading the mainstream media whose mission seems to be not pissing off Republicans. Thank … Continue reading

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Standing up to Gov. Reynolds – People’s Condition of the State Events

We’re tired of hearing Governor Reynolds and her fellow corporate sellouts tell us how they see Iowa’s future. That’s why Iowans are joining together for the People’s Condition of the State events across Iowa. Will you join us? (Events listed … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson

From our friends at Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: Oct. 14, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson Des Moines, Iowa — On Saturday, Oct. 2, Representative Hinson’s constituents were turned … Continue reading

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RELEASE: Iowans Speak Out Against New Laws –

 Enacted By Corporate Kim Reynolds & Republican Legislature   Editor’s Note: In some kind of karmic happenstance, as I chose to write about how our government at all levels has become basically beholden to corporations in Republican controlled legislatures, this … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state

From last week’s inbox, a very important message from Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: May 24, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state Iowa losing jobs as younger residents flee the state under … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Public tax dollars belong in public schools

For Immediate Release: April 28, 2021 Media Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org STATEMENT: Public tax dollars belong in public schools Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to the Iowa Senate passing … Continue reading

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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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