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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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Legislative forums in your district this weekend

Legislative forums in your district this weekend

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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Bird-dogging 101: how to hold your legislators accountable

Bird-dogging 101: how to hold your legislators accountable

Bird-dogging is a great tactic used to directly engage or confront candidates and elected officials on our issues at their public events. It lets them know how important these issues are to everyday people, and holds them accountable for doing the right thing. Read more...

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Rally and Lobby Day 2017 Agenda

Rally and Lobby Day 2017 Agenda

Here’s a quick look at the day’s events. You’ll get a detailed program at the door.

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What we’re fighting for this legislative session

What we’re fighting for this legislative session

We see plenty of opportunities to put our issues, our values, and our vision for the Iowa we want to see front and center this legislative session. Get plugged into our legislative priorities this session and find ways you can fight back!

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Why we must stop the Stand Your Ground bill

Why we must stop the Stand Your Ground bill

“Stand Your Ground,” the controversial bill which let George Zimmerman off the hook for murdering innocent teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, has been introduced into the Iowa Senate. If passed, this “shoot first” bill would allow anyone to use deadly force if they believe their safety is threatened. Skittles and the color of one’s skin is not a threat.

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Jan. 24 Rally and Lobby Day: Details to Know

Jan. 24 Rally and Lobby Day: Details to Know

Get all your details to know for this exciting and action-packed day at the Statehouse.

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