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Kim Reynolds Tweeted About Teachers and Iowans Were Not Having It

May 9th, 2018 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

This week, Kim Reynolds tweeted out her support of Iowa teachers, and Iowans who remember what she and Branstad did to teachers were not having it.

 

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‘Lockdown’ released to call attention to gun violence in Iowa

April 19th, 2018 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa today released a new video highlighting the need to enact common sense gun laws in Iowa. The advertisement, entitled Lockdown, shows a text message conversation between a parent and student during an active shooter threat, and closes by calling people to action by texting SAFEIOWA to 30644. Progress Iowa consulted Iowa students while developing the ad, as well as pulling from real-life examples from school shootings.

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REPORT: The Cautionary Tale of Gun Violence in Iowa

April 4th, 2018 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

A report released today by the Center for American Progress and Progress Iowa offers new insights into the efforts to prevent gun violence in Iowa, and how those efforts are falling short. Despite strong state gun laws and among the lowest gun death rates in the nation, Iowa has begun to slide in its gun violence prevention work, its leaders systematically weakening the state’s gun laws and threatening to undo much of the progress previously made on the issue. 

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