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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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Iowans Recognize Eleventh Anniversary of ACA

March 23rd, 2021 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Eleven years ago today, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law, ensuring a better quality of life for Iowans. The uninsured rate has been cut in half, insurers can no longer deny, drop, or limit your care because of a pre-existing condition, out-of-pocket spending has dropped by double digits, millions of people benefit from tax credits to pay for coverage or no-cost preventive care, women can no longer be charged more than men, and millions of young adults can stay on their parents’ plan until age 26. 

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