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VIDEO: Why we lobby

We stand toe-to-toe with big monied lobbyists...

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Statehouse: funnel two report

Our legislature’s second funnel was defined by the death of a lot of bills; a few good ones, but more bad ones. That’s good news, but we need our legislators to work harder to actually pass People and Planet First policy.   “Business as usual” politics are still alive and well at the Statehouse. Your hard work is changing that, but we’re not done yet. Check out the bill report below and stay tuned: we will continue to be your eyes and ears until the end of the session.   Our Farms, Our Air, Our Water – Agriculture, Environmental, & Climate Policies   Clean Water – one bad bill alive; several bad bills dead!  House File (HF) 2382, the Governor’s “signature” clean water bill, would rob $4.7 Billion from our schools over the next 30 years. We’re working to make this “dead in the water.” Click here to take action.  Two bad clean water bills, HF2410 and HF2340, that were going to continue...

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Payday Lenders employ shady tactics at statehouse

Payday Lenders employ shady tactics at statehouse

The payday industry is at it again...

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Rally and Lobby 2016 Play-by-Play

50+ CCI Action members and social justice fighters took the fight for People and Planet First to the Statehouse to rally for the issues that impact everyday people daily!

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Rally and Lobby Day: Details to Know

Everything you need to know for Rally and Lobby Day...

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Seize this Bernie Moment for Iowa

It’s up to us to respond to this important political moment by keeping the people-power momentum going...

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Statehouse update: People and Planet First progress

Our progress during this 2016 legislative session...

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Branstad, say no Bakken

We delivered a letter to Branstad asking him to say No Bakken by Feb. 8, the start of Iowa Utilities Board deliberations on the pipeline...help us make sure he responds!

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A virtual tie, a Bernie win

It was a razor thin difference...

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