Category Archives: Progress Iowa

RELEASE: REYNOLDS BUDGET CRISIS FORCES IOWA TO BORROW MILLIONS For Immediate Release: September 20, 2017 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 REYNOLDS BUDGET CRISIS FORCES IOWA TO BORROW MILLIONS Borrowing $13 million to cover budget shortfall like ‘rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic’ Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today called on … Continue reading

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Reminder! Progress Iowa Corn Feed Tomorrow

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2017 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530 SUNDAY: 3rd Annual Progress Iowa Corn Feed at 1:00 PM Des Moines, Iowa – The 3rd annual Progress Iowa Corn Feed will take place Sunday, September 10th, including featured speakers Senator Jeff … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Corn Feed In Two Weeks!

Let’s show Republicans that we will be a force next year! {editorial comment} 5 minutes Governor Reynolds and her administration aren’t doing Iowans any favors. From her budget crisis caused by massive corporate tax breaks to the closing of four … Continue reading

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New Governor, Same As The Old Governor

From Progress Iowa: Meet the new Governor, same as the old Governor. Kim Reynolds was just sworn in as Governor, taking over for Terry Branstad. What will be the difference between the two? Not much. Reynolds has been there … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Calls on Rep. Taylor to Recuse Himself from AFP Complaint

  Progress Iowa Calls On Rep. Rob Taylor To Recuse Himself From AFP Ethics Complaint Taylor Co-Hosted Event With Koch-Backed Americans for Prosperity Iowa This Week DES MOINES – Progress Iowa today called on Representative Rob Taylor to recuse himself … Continue reading

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1,000 Across The State Join Iowa Workers To Speak Out

Matt Sinovic Friday Feb.3, 10:46 AMMatt Sinovic ( In Case You Missed It: 1,000 join Iowa workers to speak out Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530 News Compilation: Overview: Iowa workers spoke out at 7 different press conferences Wednesday, advocating for … Continue reading

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TODAY! Statewide Press Conferences Celebrating Minimum Wage Increases

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Johnson County: Rafael Morataya, 319-499-8363, Linn County: Devin Mehaffey, 319-573-0701, Polk County: Mark Cooper, 515-975-5627, Wapello County: Steve Siegel, 641-799-2569, Workers Celebrate Wage Increases in Four Counties Residents Vow to … Continue reading

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Here is a message from Matt Sinovic, Director of Progress Iowa: Elections aren’t the end. They are just the beginning. Yesterday President Obama told the country that “no matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning.” Our state, … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Asks Legislators: Do You Support Trump?

(Keith Olbermann returns with twice weekly commentary on GQ until the election – 17 minutes) Progress Iowa asked Iowa legislators whether or not supported Republican nominee Donald Trump in this election. Why should this be an issue in state races? … Continue reading

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Grassley Video From Progress Iowa Nails It!

About 1 minute We thank you for a well done video that shows how close Grassley is to Trump. The lies, the adulation of Putin, the divisive and racist campaign, the mockery of the disabled, the treating of women as … Continue reading

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