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LIVE STREAMING 101

LIVE STREAMING 101

As legislative forums and direct actions continue to stay hot across the state, we’ve been getting more and more questions on how to live-stream these events. Check out this quick how-to-live stream tutorial to learn everything you need to know on how to utilize this insanely effective tool!

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Dangerous corporate power bill on the move

Dangerous corporate power bill on the move

When community rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back! A bill that lowers the county minimum wage increase for 100K Iowans is on the move … but this bill is even more dastardly than that. HF 295, which passed out of committee and now heads to the House floor, is a corporate power grab that restricts local governments – and local people, and local democracy – from setting local labor regulations, civil rights protections, and more. CLICK to add your name to say local control, not corporate control! >>House Democrats have called a public hearing on this bill. It’ll be Wednesday at the soonest. Whether your issue is pushing a living wage, fighting factory farms to stand up for clean water, or racial justice – this bill threatens it all. Help us show strong opposition to this bill. CLICK to add your name to say local control, not corporate control! Local people know their area best. We need you with us to fend off this...

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Legislature moves to lower minimum wage increases

Legislature moves to lower minimum wage increases

TAKE ACTION: The House Local Government sub-committee met to discuss HSB 92, a bill that would prohibit counties and cities from having local control in employment matters, including establishing a minimum wage.

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STORIFY: Iowans reject HF 265 “You’re Not Welcome Here” bill

Add your name to the list of Iowans willing to TAKE ACTION and stand up for immigrants. Click here. Learn more: Immigrant attack bill comes to Iowa Six ways to fight back this legislative session VIDEO: Why we Lobby Stay plugged in! Legislative “coffees” in your area Sign up for our emails! Join as a member today. Follow us...

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Immigrant attack bill comes to Iowa

Immigrant attack bill comes to Iowa

TAKE ACTION: Right now, there is a bill at the Iowa Statehouse that would grease the wheels for Trump's attacks on immigrants in our communities. HSB 67 - what we're calling the "You're Not Welcome Here" bill - aims to punish local law enforcement, public officials, and colleges taking a strong stance to support the rights and safety of all people. In particular, this bill targets DREAMers (DACA recipients - young immigrants) and immigrant families.

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Our letter to Branstad, Reynolds, and Trump

Our letter to Branstad, Reynolds, and Trump

Tuesday, January 24, CCI Action members packed the Statehouse pushing for our people first agenda at our Rally and Lobby Day. We delivered a letter to Gov. Branstad, demanding he and Kim Reynolds stop putting corporate interests over people and planet. Here's our pledge of resistance! Check out a video of our action and scroll below to read the full text of our letter.

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Feb. 1 – CCI Action Citizen Lobby Team Reportback

Feb. 1 – CCI Action Citizen Lobby Team Reportback

They have corporate lobbyists, we have you. 15 CCI Action Citizen Lobbyists had 16 face-to-face conversations with key committee members to stop three bad bills that attack our environment, communities of color, and our voting rights. Here's what we found out.

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Good and bad bills we’re tracking

CCI Action organizers and leaders are your eyes and ears at the Statehouse. We're tracking bills- both good and bad - and will let you know when your call or email can have the biggest impact. Check out the list of the bills we're tracking so far this legislative session.

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#IAResist — Rally and Lobby Day live-stream

CCI Action members brought the Iowa Resistance directly to the Statehouse Tuesday, Jan 24 in a powerful day of lobbying, sit-down meetings, and direct action. Weren't able to make it? Don't worry! We've got you covered. Check out the live-streams from Jan 24's biggest events!

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Your 2017 Rally & Lobby Day highlights

Your 2017 Rally & Lobby Day highlights

A huge thank you to EVERYONE who came out to fight for what’s right at CCI Action’s 2017 Rally & Lobby Day at the state capitol in Des Moines today. Check out this exciting highlight reel from today’s events and stay tuned for more opportunities to #fightback this legislative session.

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