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Branstad/Reynolds Secret Bill Signing: Progress Iowa Files Open Records Request

February 24th, 2017 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Governor Branstad signed HF291 in private ceremony without press or the general public invited 

Progress Iowa today submitted an open records request to Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds, asking that they release the list of all those invited to attend the private bill signing of House File 291 (HF291) into law, as well as the list of those in attendance. During the past week, the private bill signing has been surrounded by controversy as no member of the media or the general public were invited, but at least one corporate lobbyist was in attendance.
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Hold Senators Grassley & Ernst Accountable at Town Halls

February 20th, 2017 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Will Iowans hold Senators Grassley and Ernst accountable?

This week Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst will hold public town hall meetings across the state. Will you be there to hold them accountable?
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Iowa Republicans Skype with Scott Walker, Ignore Constituents

February 13th, 2017 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa calls on Republicans to apologize for ignoring Iowans while chatting with Walker

Iowa Republican legislators today took a Skype call from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, while ignoring the voices of thousands of their constituents who have rallied in opposition to their proposed attacks on public sector collective bargaining. In response, Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement:

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