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NEW REPORT: Iowa families would save thousands under Build Back Better

December 2nd, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Rep. Lindsay James: Parents should have the freedom to take care of their children without the fear of going broke

A new research report details the thousands of dollars that parents in Iowa would save if the Biden administration’s Build Back Better proposal becomes law. The report, released by the national think tank Third Way, calculates the benefits of the child tax credit, child care cost caps, health insurance cost caps, as well as expanding Medicaid, which has already occurred in Iowa.

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Fowl Record Earns Kim Reynolds ‘Turkey of the Year’ Award

November 24th, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Citing her ‘fowl’ record of mismanagement and policy failures, Progress Iowa today declared Governor Kim Reynolds as the ‘Turkey of the Year’ in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

According to the advocacy organization, key ingredients for her failure have been the misuse of COVID-19 funds intended to help Iowa families, using the highest office in the state to stoke divisions instead of uniting us, and her relentless attacks against workers. 

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Axne Delivers For Iowa Families While Republicans Sell Us Out

November 19th, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement after today’s historic vote in the U.S. House passing the Build Back Better Act, with Rep. Cindy Axne voting in favor and Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Ashley Hinson, and Randy Feenstra voting in opposition:

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