Category Archives: Progress Iowa

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

Matt Sinovic Friday Feb.3, 10:46 AMMatt Sinovic (press@progressiowa.org) 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, rafael@cwjiowa.org Linn County: Devin Mehaffey, 319-573-0701, devinpmehaffey@gmail.com Polk County: Mark Cooper, 515-975-5627, mark@scifl.org Wapello County: Steve Siegel, 641-799-2569, sj_siegel@yahoo.com Workers Celebrate Wage Increases in Four Counties Residents Vow to … Continue reading

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Beginning

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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