Iowans have been speaking out, attending forums, town halls, and the capitol in record numbers this year. The legislative session has ended, but the fight to return Iowa to its progressive roots is just beginning. Bookmark this page > below are seven ways to stay involved year-round, and we will make updates as often as possible. If you have a tip for what should be included, click here to email us. Thank you! (more…)
After weeks denying their bill gutting collective bargaining had anything to do with the Koch Brothers or Americans for Prosperity, Gov Branstad and Lt Gov Reynolds invited their corporate-backed lobbyist to the private bill signing. No press was invited. No members of the general public. But at least one corporate lobbyist was there. Unfortunately, we don’t know who else attended.