Tag Archives: Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Baby Formula Vote Exposes Iowa Republican Lies

Perhaps like many of you, I get an email newsletter usually on Sunday night from our local congress member Mariannette Miller-Meeks. This week it came on Monday. My guess as to why is that the congress member had to spend … Continue reading

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Medicare: What are DCEs And Why Should You Care?

When Katie Porter speaks, you can believe what she says (10 minutes, but very important) Have you ever heard of Direct Contracting Entities? If you have you are a rare person. I just became aware of them when I was … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks Wants Unneeded KeystoneXL

From Miller-Meeks house.gov account: On March 2nd, Miller-Meeks cosponsored the American Energy Independence from Russia Act, which would require President Biden to make an energy security plan within 30 days and take action to unleash America’s oil and natural gas … Continue reading

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Want To End Divisive Politics? Vote Miller-Meeks Out.

Shortly after the new year, like many others in the old second soon to be first congressional district we got a flyer from the current congress member for this area, Marionette Miller-Meeks. The first thing that caught my eye was … Continue reading

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Senator Bolkcom: Rural Iowa Communities Suffer Under Republicans

Thursday’s Des Moines Register included a guest editorial by State Senator Joe Bolkcom. In his editorial Bolkcom lays it right on the line: Iowa’s current poor condition is due fully to the very poor leadership Iowa has endured under Kim … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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Huh? What? Rep. Hinson?

As I was on my way to the store Wednesday I was listening to Thom Hartmann. Hartmann had a guest on from a new blog in the midwest. The blog is heartlandsignal.com. I am not sure who the guest was … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, press@progressiowa.org STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement calling on Iowa’s federal delegation to support the Build Back Better framework announced … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson

From our friends at Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: Oct. 14, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson Des Moines, Iowa — On Saturday, Oct. 2, Representative Hinson’s constituents were turned … Continue reading

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Who Has Standing On Military Affairs?

The Republican approach to oversight of our military is curious and ineffective. On the one hand they vehemently criticize the administration’s handling of our country’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. On the other, Senator Tom Cotton sponsored legislation ending U.S. funding for … Continue reading

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