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We Won’t Be Bullied By Bobby Kaufmann

January 22nd, 2019 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Rep. Bobby Kaufmann publicly bullied a number of organizations during the House State Government Committee meeting this morning, including Progress Iowa, if they continue to speak out in support of the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System, better known as IPERS. Kaufmann threatened to publicly brand Progress Iowa as a liar for bringing attention to the issue of retirement security, and for accurately pointing out the arguments that Republicans have made in the past to privatize the system.

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Iowa values missing in Reynolds’ condition of state address

January 15th, 2019 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her condition of the state address this morning, but a number of Iowa values were nowhere to be seen, according to an analysis of her own remarks.

Below is a list of words and terms that did not appear in the Governor’s remarks:

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Iowans Call on Republicans to Protect Their Care from Pending Lawsuit

January 11th, 2019 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Iowans joined a press call today following Wednesday’s vote in the House of Representatives to pass the Allred Resolution – which authorizes House Counsel to go to court and defend the ACA in the Texas, et. al. vs. United States, et. al. lawsuit.

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