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Should Iowans Hear Gov. Branstad's Speech to ALEC?

From Matt Sinovic of Progress Iowa, Aug. 5, 2013. The Speech Gov. Terry Branstad Doesn’t Want You to Know About Branstad to deliver private address this week at the annual meeting of ALEC, the “stealth corporate lobbyist” front group DES … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum

Dear Friends, As I begin to train more seriously in preparation for next year’s 3,000-mile Great March for Climate Action, I am rediscovering the joys of walking. The weekly walks around Gray’s Lake with friends and fellow climate marchers have … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum: Immigration, Health Care, Breast-Feeding and More.

Dear Friends, I have oft proclaimed that the three most destructive technological advancements in human history are, in order of severity: Nuclear bombs, Cars and Televisions. But perhaps I haven’t given the TV enough credit. In today’s news, we learn … Continue reading

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Is Governor Branstad Above The Law?

Governor Branstad gets away with endangering the public while a state trooper, Larry Hedlund,  is put on administrative leave for doing his job. A state vehicle carrying Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds was clocked at 17 miles over … Continue reading

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Senator Wilhelm: Governor Branstad Is Failing Iowans

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Branstad’s Brain

Iowa Senate Democrats met with Governor Branstad to plan continuing and possibly expanding health care for 150,000 Iowans.  There have been eight Republican governors who have put the needs of the residents of their state above political machinations.  These senators … Continue reading

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Does Governor Branstad Really Want To Take On Nuns?

Last fall when the ‘Nuns on the Bus’ rode for economic justice, the support we received was tremendous. Today, I’m writing to ask for your help again, on behalf of Iowans who are less fortunate than most of us. Thousands … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Branstad And The Orascom Deal?

Bolkcom: “Was the competition from Illinois real or was it simply a fabrication?”

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuit Filed In Federal Court Against Branstad

KCCI reports: The state’s workers’ compensation commissioner is suing Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, and members of the governor’s staff in federal court alleging discriminating for political reasons and because he’s gay. Christopher Godfrey’s lawsuit filed in U.S. … Continue reading

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Contact Governor Branstad About Medicaid Health Coverage

Bring your tax dollars home! If you think it’s unfair that Iowa could get less access to health coverage than those in other states — especially when your tax dollars are helping pay for it — tell your lawmakers and … Continue reading

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