Tag Archives: Iowa legislature 2017

Tell Your Legislator: Say No To School Vouchers

Urgent action alert from Iowa House Democrats: Just 2 more days. If we can keep up the pressure on Republicans for that long, their voucher plan will be dead in Iowa. Sign our petition below then call your legislators and … Continue reading

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One Democratic Win At A Time

by Molly Regan It is with great pride and pleasure that I tell you about the swearing in Monday, February 6th of the newest Democrat to the Iowa House of Representatives. My great friend and excellent progressive Democrat MONICA KURTH … Continue reading

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Stop The Iowa GOP’s “Dirty Dozen”

Important message from Senate minority leader Rob Hogg. Follow Senator Hogg on Facebook “Stop the Dirty Dozen” – Speak up this week to stop more harm to Iowans Today, I am writing to ask you to help us stop a … Continue reading

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20 Procedural “Irregularities” Used By Iowa Republicans

From the Facebook page of Senate Minority Leader Rob Hogg  @SenatorRobHogg While it is fresh in my mind, here is a list of 20 major procedural irregularities used by Republicans on the bill to take away workers’ rights and teachers’ … Continue reading

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Iowa Legislative Forums Feb. 24-25

February 2017 02/24/2017 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Legislative Forum – Lenox 02/24/2017 08:00 AM – 09:00 AM Town Meeting – Parkersburg 02/24/2017 09:30 AM – 11:30 AM Legislative Forum – Davenport 02/24/2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Legislative Forum … Continue reading

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Sirens In The Distance

 After the Iowa Republicans’ dismantling of Chapter 20,  Senator Joe Bolkcom warns that the public employee retirement system is next.  Dear Editor:  I woke up about 3 a.m. to a siren in the distance.  I thought to myself: Car accident? … Continue reading

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Senator Matt McCoy: No More Iowa Nice

The senator takes the gloves off and explains how things are. They [Republicans] have stopped listening. The only thing they will understand is raw power at the ballot box. This 1-hour legislative forum was broadcast live Sunday on Facebook.  It … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Don’t Know What Is In Their Union Busting Bill

…because they didn’t write it… and apparently,  haven’t read it. From Iowa House Dems Facebook page Need more proof #ALEC #KochBros #AFP wrote the bill to gut collective bargaining behind closed doors without input from Iowans? Watch this. The Republican … Continue reading

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Raucous Rally At The Statehouse Monday

Senator Nate Boulton kicks off Monday’s rally at the Iowa Statehouse. SHARE this video and visit saveiowaworkers.com to TAKE ACTION.  

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Forced Rural School Consolidation Act of 2017

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