Category Archives: Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa

IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa

IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa Iowa Policy Project senior research consultant Colin Gordon has issued a  new report for the IPP, “Prescriptions and Placebos: Fixing Health Care in Iowa.”To view the report, see:<http://www.iowafiscal.org/2006docs/061127-health-full-format.pdf&gt; To view the executive summary, … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Calls to Action, Chet Culver, Congress, Corporate Greed, David Loebsack, Democracy for America, DFQC, Ed Fallon, Education, Elesha Gayman, Health Care & Medicare, Iowa in the News, Iowans for Sensible Priorities, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community, Selden Spencer

Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry

  Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry By Caroline VernonI can’t tell you how excited I was to finally be able to attend a Harkin Steak Fry. For the past two years, since I became … Continue reading

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Factory Farms are NOT above the Law! Take Action Now!

  Factory Farms are NOT above the Law! – Take Action Now! By Caroline Vernon Friends, As many of you know, Scott county in Iowa and Rock Island county in Illinois are both within the top ten of the most … Continue reading

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Why ‘the market’ alone can’t save local agriculture

  Why 'the market' alone can't save local agriculture By Tom Philpott Grist Magazine, August 2006http://www.organicconsumers.org Straight to the Source – The local-food movement has reached an interesting juncture. Through one lens, things are looking better than ever. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Greed, Environment, Farming, Iowa Farmers Union, Iowa in the News, Jobs, Main Page, National News, Organic Foods & Farming, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community

Progressives Reach Out To Business

  Progressives Reach Out To Business From the Des Moines Business RecordRecently a new friend asked: “Why does Central Iowa need a Progressive Coalition and why is its formation important to the business community?”I think I speak for all the … Continue reading

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PROGRESSIVE COALITION OF CENTRAL IOWA and PROGRESSIVE ADVOCACY OF CENTRAL IOWA Purpose Statement

PROGRESSIVE COALITION OF CENTRAL IOWA and PROGRESSIVE ADVOCACY OF CENTRAL IOWA Purpose Statement By PCCI and PACI This came to me from the folks at the Progressive Coalition of Central Iowa and Progressive Advocay of Central Iowa. I wanted to … Continue reading

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