In response to the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement:
“Today we witnessed a transition from hope to fear.”
Join us for a live fact-check of Terry Branstad’s last condition of the state address >>> http://progressiowa.org/.
His remarks begin at 10 AM. Will he and Kim Reynolds take responsibility for their disastrous track record? Help us hold them accountable! Follow along at our website, and share using #iafact
Iowa’s legislative session convened today, and Republicans have control of the state Senate, House, and the Governor’s office for the first time in 20 years. Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Speaker Linda Upmeyer, and Senate Majority Leader Bill Dixhave made clear they will implement sweeping far-right reforms that threaten to turn Iowa into the next Kansas or Wisconsin.