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Branstad Throws $21 Million At Egyptian Fertilizer Company While Telling Iowa Schools to F*** Off

progressiowa.org Branstad Funds Orascom Instead of Schools DES MOINES — The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today approved an additional $21.5 million in tax incentives for the Iowa Fertilizer Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orascom Construction Industries. The total … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Attempt To Dismantle Public Schools; Democrats Try To Stop Them

senate.iowa.gov/democrats On the Iowa Senate Democrats website:  The Legislature closed out the 2015 session with Senate Democrats opting to end five months of gridlock on school funding. The goal of the compromise is to maintain educational opportunities and boost student … Continue reading

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Hogg: Education The Biggest Difference Between The Parties

From the Hogg Report: Today, I had a guest column appear in the Des Moines Register explaining that education is at the heart of the legislative stalemate and overtime session. You can review it at this web site: desmoinesregister.com/iowa-view The … Continue reading

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Rep. Ourth: Lawmakers Are Breaking The Law

“No one should be getting fired because we aren’t abiding by the laws of this state.”  

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Rally For Education In Davenport

JOIN STUDENTS, TEACHERS, BOARD MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS  RALLY FRIDAY AT 5PM  NORTH HIGH SCHOOL – 626 W. 53RD STREET, DAVENPORT None of Iowa’s children are worth-less On Monday night, Davenport School Superintendent Art Tate made headlines when he announced … Continue reading

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Branstad No Friend Of Public Schools

by Molly Regan For those of us who reaped the benefits of a superb public school experience, I know we all wish that could be the same for Iowa’s children now. But, it appears Iowa legislators Linda Miller, Ross Paustian, … Continue reading

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