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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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Don’t Let Congress Take Health Insurance Away From Kids

Action alert from Iowa Senate Dems: Call Iowa’s members of Congress and tell them to support Iowa’s kids! Senators Grassley and Ernst, Representatives King, Young, Blum, Loebsack  – Congressional Switchboard (202) 224-3121 Also, ask Governor Kim Reynolds to apply some … Continue reading

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Iowa Has Worst Medicaid Privatization of All 50 States

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Part 2: June 5 Oversight Meeting On The Failure To Protect Children At Risk Of Abuse

Bobby Kaufmann takes refuge from those who disagree with him in big displays of anger.   Is this what they are taught to do at ALEC meetings?  ICYMI, scroll down to view Part 1.

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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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Will “Truckloads Of Cash” From Koch Brothers Hand Iowa Legislature To The GOP?

Here is an urgent call to action from Democratic Senator Joe Bolkcom. Follow Senator Bolkcom on Facebook  and Twitter High Stakes Iowa Senate Elections “Republicans already hold the governor’s office and are expected to retain a majority in the Iowa … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic State Senators Holding Hearings On Medicaid System.

Below are four reminders on upcoming Medicaid happenings. We hope you find this information helpful. You can follow our Medicaid efforts at http://www.senate.iowa.gov/democrats/Medicaid. –Iowa Senate Democrats Staff P.S. If you know somebody who’d like to receive these updates on Iowa … Continue reading

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Branstad’s Medicaid Debacle Moves Forward

Iowa Democrats are attempting damage control, but Branstad’s corporatization of Medicaid is yet another sad tale of what happens when Republicans get too much power. State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City gave her opening remarks today regarding SF 2213, … Continue reading

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Stop Branstad’s Corporate Takeover Of Medicaid

Action Alert from Iowans for Quality Medicaid Action is needed ASAP in support of a Senate vote today to stop Medicaid privatization. On Thursday, February 10, the Iowa Senate will debate Senate File 2125, legislation to stop Medicaid privatization. In … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Issues Are Being Ignored In Iowa House

2016 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a huge splash around Iowa over the weekend drawing large, enthusiastic crowds.  Martin O’Malley was also in Iowa on the campaign trail. Check out this short video by East Des Moines Democrats of O’Malley … Continue reading

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