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Public tax dollars belong in public schools

April 28th, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to the Iowa Senate passing House File 813, the expansion of charter schools:

“Iowa families want their children to receive the best education possible. Allowing shadowy, out of state charter schools run rampant and profit from Iowa tax dollars undermines our public schools and chips away at the foundation of what makes our state great.”

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Extreme 16: Voter Suppression Bill Crushes Competition As Number 1 Seed

March 26th, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Attacks on working families, women, LGBTQ Iowans, and institutionalizing racism round out this year’s bracket

The votes have been cast and the bracket has been set. This year’s Iowa ‘Extreme 16’ listing the most extreme legislative proposals introduced during the 2021 session is published here. The voter suppression bill dominated the competition as the worst bill, taking the top seed in a field with stiff competition to round out the ‘Extreme 16’ bracket.

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Sen. Grassley Compares Black Lives Matter to Mass Shooting Tragedies

March 24th, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

At a Judiciary Committee meeting yesterday, Senator Grassley read a prepared opening statement comparing Black Lives Matter demonstrations to the mass shootings that have occurred in the past week. You can watch Senator Grassley’s statement by clicking here.

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