Tag Archives: Iowa legislature 2018

How GOP Bill Takes From Public Schools To Benefit Rich People’s Kids

“34,000 non public school students v. half a million public school students..”

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Action Items For This Week To Stop As Many Bad Things As Possible

Action alert from Rob Hogg – Thanks to your help, we stopped several bad ideas this year: (1) a bill to end IPERS as we know it (SF45); (2) a bill to wipe out Iowa’s permit system for guns (SF2016); (3) … Continue reading

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Action Alert: GOP Will Bring Up 6 Week Abortion Ban Thursday

Action alert from the Iowa Statehouse Progressive Network GOP To Bring Up 6 Week Abortion Ban Thursday @ 2 pm Yesterday, Republicans said their dangerous bill to ban abortion after 6 weeks was dead. Today, they found a new way … Continue reading

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Republican “Dirty Dozen” Bills Pending in Iowa Legislature

Action Alert from Senator Rob Hogg – If you want to speak up about any of these bills, you can find contact information for House members, including committee membership, at http://www.legis.iowa.gov. We are dealing with lots of bad bills coming … Continue reading

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March 2018 Schedule Of Iowa Legislative Forums, Town Hall Meetings

Don’t miss out.  Go to a meeting! Ask questions, ask follow-up questions, get video. http://www.infonetiowa.org/calendar/events/ March 2018 03/02/2018 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Legislative Forum – Eagle Grove 03/02/2018 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Unleashing Opportunity – Waukon 03/02/2018 8:00 … Continue reading

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Iowa GOP Plans to Cut Iowa’s Revenue by 1 Billion Dollars

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Factory Farm Moratorium Bill In Iowa Legislature

Urgent action alert from CCI: For the first time ever, we have a factory farm moratorium bill in the statehouse! But, Senator Ken Rozenboom (R, Mahaska) is refusing to bring this bill (SF 2008) up for debate in sub-committee. He … Continue reading

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Democrats Call Out Republican Cuts to Iowa’s Community Colleges

In a personal point on the Senate Floor, Senator Rita Hart asks you to tell Republican legislators to stop hurting Iowa’s economy by cutting our community colleges. These cuts are contained in the Iowa Senate Republicans’ bill, SF 2117. Here’s … Continue reading

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Take These Three Steps During The 2018 Iowa Legislative Session

An important message from the Iowa Senate Democrats LIKE, SHARE and take these three steps to stay informed: 1) Join the Iowa Progressive Statehouse Network and get email updates from the Iowa House and Senate Democrats. http://iowahouse.org/progressivenetwork/ 2) Like and … Continue reading

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You’re Invited To The People’s Condition Of The State #OurIowa

Action alert for today from ProgressIowa On Tuesday, January 9th, Governor Kim Reynolds will deliver her first Condition of the State address. Will you be there to help us respond?  Join us at the capitol, and share online using the … Continue reading

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