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22 Aug 2016 (10:33 AM) —
02 May 2016 (09:39 AM) — Pat Rynard has been named the Communications Director for Progress Iowa, the organization announced today. Along with joining the progressive advocacy group, Rynard’s website Iowa Starting Line will also be partnering with Progress Iowa on projects going forward.
12 Apr 2016 (04:21 PM) — “It is reprehensible and unacceptable that in the year 2016, women across the country continue to fight for equal pay. This is truly a no-brainer. It’s time to make equal pay a top priority in Iowa and across the nation”, said Matt Sinovic, Progress Iowa Executive Director. “In order to guarantee equal opportunities for future generations, we must act now and demand working women receive the wages they deserve. This is not a gender-specific issue. An investment in working women is an investment in working families. The pay gap is largest for women with advanced degrees. Pay should be based on education, experience and skill, not gender. We can do better. We should be ashamed as a nation, and it is past time to make equal pay one of our number one priorities.”
23 Mar 2016 (10:01 AM) — Immediately after the passing of Justice Scalia, Senator Grassley threatened to obstruct any Supreme Court nomination made to fill his seat. This week, Judge Merrick Garland was nominated by the President, and Senator Grassley reiterated his obstruction, and even compared meeting with Judge Garland to meeting with a ‘dictator.’