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A New Iowa Tradition: The Ruth And Tom Harkin Hero Award

Pretty cool idea from Progress Iowa. “Progress Iowa is honored to create the Ruth and Tom Harkin Hero Award, to be given each year to an elected official in Iowa who follows in their footsteps. The Harkins received the first … 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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Report: 25 Ways Iowa Republicans Voted Against Veterans

 Progress Iowa The 2017 legislative session included votes cast against veterans’ rights as workers, access to quality health care, and more. Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new research report, 25 Ways Iowa Republicans voted against veterans. … Continue reading

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Is The IPERS Cake Baked?

The Cedar Rapids Gazette was sitting on the break room table last week at the home, farm and auto supply store, open to an article about IPERS, Iowa’s public employee retirement plan. Written by Matt Sinovic of Progress Iowa, the … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis Headlines Progress Iowa Holiday Party

ProgressIowa.org/holiday2015 Wendy Davis to deliver featured address at 2015 Progress Iowa Holiday Party To RSVP for the 2015 Progress Iowa Holiday Party, click here: http://progressiowa.org/holiday2015 Des Moines – Former Texas State Senator and candidate for Governor Wendy Davis (D-Texas) will … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Corn Feed Speakers

Tom Harkin, Dave Loebsack, Lincoln Chafee, Joaquin Castro, Ben & Jerry to speak at Progress Iowa Corn Feed on August 30 DES MOINES — Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.), Congressman Dave Loebsack, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman Joaquin Castro, and Ben Cohen … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Reception In Coralville

Attorney Paul McAndrew will host a reception and fund raiser for Progress Iowa at his Coralville office on Wednesday, July 8 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Progress Iowa has come a long way during their first three years, growing from … Continue reading

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Headlines Progress Iowa Event

Des Moines – Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City will deliver remarks at an event for Progress Iowa on Thursday, April 16th at the Iowa State Education Association in Des Moines, Iowa. Mayor de Blasio will focus his … Continue reading

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Ernst Should Apologize Immediately

Des Moines, IA — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement today, calling on State Senator Joni Ernst to apologize for characterizing the recent shooting at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as an accident in last … Continue reading

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New Report: Gov. Branstad Raised Nearly $800,000 In Campaign Cash From Political Appointees‏

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 21st Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530, matt@progressiowa.org 1 out of 6 Branstad Political Appointees Donated To His Campaign Des Moines — Progress Iowa and the Iowa Accountability Project today released a new report showing Governor … Continue reading

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