Tag Archives: Progress Iowa

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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Brian Schweitzer to Return to Iowa

DES MOINES– Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer will deliver the featured address at the 2013 Progress Iowa Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona. Schweitzer, who completed his second … Continue reading

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'Iowa Women Deserve Better' Rally

DES MOINES– From the desk of Matt Sinovic, executive director of Progress Iowa. Progress Iowa to hold “Iowa Women Deserve Better” rally at state capitol Featured speakers include Rep. Marti Anderson, Senator Jack Hatch, Rep. Tyler Olson, and Rep. Beth … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum: Immigration, Health Care, Breast-Feeding and More.

Dear Friends, I have oft proclaimed that the three most destructive technological advancements in human history are, in order of severity: Nuclear bombs, Cars and Televisions. But perhaps I haven’t given the TV enough credit. In today’s news, we learn … Continue reading

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Governor Branstad’s Jobs Numbers Challenged

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Progress Iowa Will Hold Joint Press Conference Prior To Romney Event

Area teacher, firefighter, nun to speak, in addition to representatives of Progress Iowa, Progressive Action for the Common Good, and Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans DAVENPORT, IOWA – In advance of Mitt Romney’s event on Monday, Progress Iowa will hold … Continue reading

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$7.5 Million For Iowa Community Health Centers Thanks To Affordable Care Act

Progress Iowa, SEIU Local 199 Ask Iowans To Say ‘Thanks’ for Health Care Reform, Community Health Center Grants ‘Thank You’ campaign launches in recognition of Health Care Professionals Week, May 6-12 DES MOINES, IOWA — Progress Iowa and SEIU Local … Continue reading

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