Tag Archives: Iowa legislative session 2016

Privatization Has Consequences

 

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Iowa Senate Passes Tax Breaks For Teachers, College Students

Seems strange that we are having to use education money to pay for clean water, but there is always room for more tax breaks.  Good thing these tax breaks actually help Iowans who need them, teachers and college students. Rob … Continue reading

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How You Can Help Defeat Branstad’s Corrupt Agenda For Iowa

It doesn’t have to be a model ALEC bill. Branstad is still facilitating ALEC’s anti-public education, pro-corporation agenda with this plan. To him, Iowa’s terrible water quality is just another perfect opportunity to take money from public education and give … Continue reading

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Loebsack to Obama: Deny Iowa’s Medicaid Waiver

Still think there’s no difference between Republicans and Democrats?  While Republicans blindly follow Branstad’s lead in attempting to privatize (dismantle) Medicaid, Iowa’s only Democrat in Congress, Dave Loebsack, is fighting to protect 560,000 vulnerable Iowans who rely on it.  We … Continue reading

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Iowa House Takes Up Medicaid MCO Termination Bill

 Action Alert from Disabilities Resource Center CALL TO ACTION – TELL REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE THAT LINDA UPMEYER IS ABOUT TO LEAD THEM TO AN ALMOST CERTAIN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE HOUSE IN THE NOVEMBER ELECTION BY PREVENTING … Continue reading

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Is Iowa On The Brink Of An Education Crisis?

Action alert from Progress Iowa: The caucuses are over, but the legislature is still in session, and there’s a lot of work left to be done. With the help of Public Policy Polling, we recently surveyed Iowans across the state, … Continue reading

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Corruption In The Iowa Legislature?

In honor of the opening day of the 2016 Iowa legislative session, we invite you to partake of some background information that will help make sense of those seemingly crazy ideas of Governor Branstad and the Iowa GOP legislators, like … Continue reading

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Why Is Iowa GOP Waging War Against Planned Parenthood?

This letter was sent to Republican House Speaker Linda Upmeyer and 23 other legislators, Democrat and Republican, Senate and House. I have heard back from two of the Democratic House members. Speaker Upmeyer: I am writing to express my disappointment … Continue reading

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