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Branstad’s Medicaid Debacle Moves Forward

Iowa Democrats are attempting damage control, but Branstad’s corporatization of Medicaid is yet another sad tale of what happens when Republicans get too much power. State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City gave her opening remarks today regarding SF 2213, … Continue reading

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ALEC Chosen As Iowa’s New House Speaker

Oops – that is, former ALEC chair Linda Upmeyer chosen as new Iowa House Speaker. But they are pretty much interchangeable.  She and ALEC founding father Terry Branstad will make a formidable team that will work hard for corporations, privatization … Continue reading

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People of Iowa: Keep Iowa Mental Health Institutes Open

There is a petition on change.org to prevent the Branstad administration and the legislature from closing the doors of two of Iowa’s mental health institutions. It needs 725 signatures to reach 5,000. http://www.change.org People of Iowa: Keep Iowa MHIs Open … Continue reading

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Will Iowa’s Contaminated Drinking Water Lead To Statewide Public Health Crisis?

Citizens for a Healthy Iowa Elections matter – and the 2014 election results could mean disaster for efforts to clean up & protect Iowa’s rivers, lakes & streams …. our sources of clean drinking water. Senator-Elect Joni Ernst has said … Continue reading

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Can’t We Just Say The Branstad Administration Is Corrupt?

It’s not mismanagement. It’s not incompetence.  It’s corruption.  Iowans need to wise up about Governor Branstad. Listen to Senator Hogg explain how things are. “Why is the Assistant Director of the Iowa law Enforcement Academy, Mike Quinn, who has committed … Continue reading

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Branstad Using Religion To Get Votes

This is just plain weird.

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Is Branstad Administration Illegally Pressuring Judges?

Senate.Iowa.gov State Senator Bill Dotzler, co-chair of the Joint Economic Development Subcommittee, presented evidence at a Statehouse news conference focusing on the actions of Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert. Dotzler said the evidence shows that Wahlert is improperly pressuring … Continue reading

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