Category Archives: Progress Iowa

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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RELEASE: IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

For Immediate Release: January 4, 2017 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE 18 states saw increase take effect on January 1st, while Iowans have waited longer than anyone in the country for … Continue reading

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RELEASE: REYNOLDS BUDGET CRISIS FORCES IOWA TO BORROW MILLIONS

http://www.ReynoldsBudgetCrisis.com 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. http://reynoldsrecord.com/ 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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