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Working Families Summit - May 16th, Ames, Iowa

26 Mar 2015 (03:10 PM) — Local leaders will provide information about how we can raise wages, protect our civil rights, and make work more family friendly. Attendees will leave ready to take action on behalf of working families! We hope to see you there!

424 Days Later... Will Rep. Linda Upmeyer Finally Respond to Information Request About ALEC?

16 Mar 2015 (09:37 AM) — 424 days ago, Progress Iowa submitted a request for information to Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, in order to clarify which members of the legislature are dues paying members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). We are still waiting for a reply...

The Academy Awards of Extreme Iowa

22 Feb 2015 (11:17 AM) — Tonight, stars and celebrities will honor the best in movies over the past year. Today, Progress Iowa announced the winners of the 2015 Academy Awards of Extreme Iowa, in order to recognize and hold accountable Iowa's most extreme politicians.

ALEC proposals to gut public services, erode consumer protections move forward

19 Feb 2015 (01:40 PM) — Two ALEC proposals, one to gut public services, and another to erode consumer protections, have moved forward in the Iowa House. Progress Iowa distributed the enclosed information to Iowa Representatives today to educate them and the public about these harmful proposals.

Fact-Check: The Family Leader’s Gift of Misinformation

03 Feb 2015 (01:41 PM) — Bob Vander Plaats and The Family Leader are planning to distribute copies of David Barton’s “The Founders’ Bible” to every member of the Iowa legislature as part of their rally and lobby day – or as they recently put it, “war with Satan"

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