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Meet this champion for clean water

Meet this champion for clean water

Clean water should be a right, not a fight! But with a Governor’s office that’s been up for sale to corporate agribusiness and big polluters, Iowans can’t take the quality of our water for granted anymore.

We need a Governor who is committed to putting our people, our planet, our quality of life, and our water above profits! That person is Cathy Glasson.

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Find a legislative coffee in your area

Find a legislative coffee in your area

Throughout the session, usually on Saturdays, state legislators hold short meetings (or “coffees”) with constituents in their home districts. This is an important space to engage with your legislator face-to-face, raise up issues important to you, and call on them to stand on the side of the people.

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One simple way Kim Reynolds could improve the state in 2018 — and what we expect in the legislative session this year

One simple way Kim Reynolds could improve the state in 2018 — and what we expect in the legislative session this year

It’s the second year of the two-year session and it’s an election year, meaning we expect a short, packed session. Here are the big issues we’ll weigh in on:

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6 ways to plug into the movement right now

6 ways to plug into the movement right now

Another year is here, another world is possible. 

We're set on making 2018 a People & Planet First movement building year – starting with the legislative session and going through the November elections (and beyond).  Are you in?

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Our important legislative lobby dates

Our important legislative lobby dates

We're set on making 2018 a People & Planet First movement building year -- starting with the legislative session and going through the November elections. Are you in?

Plug into the PEOPLE & PLANET FIRST movement and push for the Iowa WE want to see! 

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A pipeline fighter for governor?

A pipeline fighter for governor?

I know you care about the pipeline issue in Iowa and I wanted to make sure you saw this.

Last month, the Keystone Pipeline leaked -- pipelines always do -- spilling 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota. 

I was angry, but I was excited to see one gubernatorial candidate take a strong stand when the news broke. In a wide field of competitors, only Cathy Glasson spoke out. 

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Sign the petition to unprivatize Iowa’s Medicaid program

Iowa's privatized Medicaid program has been a disaster since day one.

We call on Governor Reynolds to immediately end the privatization of Iowa's Medicaid program and push to guarantee quality healthcare to all Iowans, regardless of employment, income, or health status.

Are you with us? Add your name here: Tell Gov. Reynolds to put our lives before corporate profits!

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76,989 thank yous

76,989 thank yous

HOLE-E SMOKES! This year-end fundraiser never fails to blow my mind.

786 of you chipped in $76,989 to fund the important work we do together. Thank you!

I sit in awe. Though I shouldn’t be surprised – CCI Action members are THE BEST!

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We’re raising $50,000 — starting today

Today is a big day for us. We’re kicking off our annual 5-day team fundraising campaign today!

We’re asking you to join us as we build people-fueled political power in Iowa.

2018 is going to be a very important year for the future of Iowa… and nationally. That’s why I’m asking you to dig really deep this year to support CCI Action!

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Ross Grooters wins Pleasant Hill City Council race!

Ross Grooters wins Pleasant Hill City Council race!

Election Day was a big deal for us -- we and longtime leader Ross Grooters won his campaign for Pleasant Hill city council!

Ross was one of the first movement candidates that we recruited and trained, and that our new Iowa CCI PAC endorsed and worked to get elected.  

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