Tag Archives: Progress Iowa

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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Day 28: Iowa House Republicans Continue To Break The Law

http://www.ProgressIowa.org For Immediate Release: March 12th, 2014 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530 Day 28: House Republicans continue to break the law by refusing to fund Iowa schools House leadership’s 28-day delinquency prompts two questions: 1. Why do they continue to … Continue reading

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Are Iowa Children Worth $1,500 Less?

Why do House Republicans think a child in Iowa is worth $1,500 less than the national average? Click here and tell them to fully fund our schools! Iowa school funding is well below the national average, with per pupil spending … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Pic Goes Viral

I wanted to make sure you saw the email Gano sent. After we published our ‘top 10’ viral list of 2013 (including her picture), Gano made a donation and asked to help by sending this note to you. That’s been … Continue reading

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