Tag Archives: Iowa Legislature 2013

Paulsen Inexplicably Slashes Funding For Iowa Passenger And Freight Rail

From our inbox: A note from PIRG: House Speaker Kraig Paulsen – a lawyer to trucking company CRST International – is axing all funding for both passenger rail and freight rail in Iowa. We can’t let that happen. Take action … Continue reading

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Rally In Waterloo Wednesday To Support Medicaid Expansion

HealthiestIowa.com Healthiest Iowa Initiative to Hold “Clock is Ticking” Rally in Waterloo on Wednesday Community members, local leaders will call on State Rep. Walt Rogers to support Medicaid expansion because “The Clock is Ticking” for Iowans who need health care … Continue reading

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Tell Rep. Heaton To Support Full Medicaid Expansion

After you call Rep. Heaton at (515) 281-7327, visit http://healthiestiowa.com to send him an email. Tell him to support full Medicaid expansion!

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Contact The Conference Committee Members On Medicaid Expansion Today


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Iowa Legislature 2013 Budget Deal Must Include Tax Cut For Working Families

Ordinary Iowan Melodie Webb of Ankeny and Senator Joe Bolkcom address the need for the legislature to approve  the Earned Income Tax Credit this session.  “Melodie tells a story that “could be told by thousands of Iowans.”  When it comes … Continue reading

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Iowa House Passes Terrycare, Abandons Poor Iowans

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BREAKING: Livestream The Medicaid Debate Today at 4:00 PM

From: Healthiest Iowa Initiative Date: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 3:20 PM Subject: URGENT: Medicaid Debate Today at 4:00 PM Friends, We just got word — the Iowa House of Representatives will be debating the Governor’s Medicaid proposal at 4:00 … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard To Find Out Which Iowa Legislators Are ALEC Members?

From ProgressIowa Rep. Greg Forristall Ignores Public Records Request, Claims All Iowa Legislators are ALEC Members Des Moines, Iowa — Rep. Greg Forristall ignored a request to release information about the May 2-3 meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council … Continue reading

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Senator Dennis Guth Goes On Anti-Gay Tirade

[Note from BFIA:  We don’t know about you, but we’ve had just about enough of the stupid party. Please respond to this Action Alert from OneIowa.] Today at the beginning of the Iowa Senate workday, Senator Dennis Guth of Klemme … Continue reading

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Public Hearing On Medicaid Expansion

Action Alert From Citizens For Community Improvement  http://www.iowacci.org/ Pack the galleries! Come to the public hearing on Tuesday evening regarding Medicaid expansion. Today, April 16th, there will be a hearing regarding Medicaid expansion. Members of the public are invited to … Continue reading

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