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Join us for Taking on Branstad’s bad budget plan: the Truth about Iowa’s Budget and Tax Policy

Join us for Taking on Branstad’s bad budget plan: the Truth about Iowa’s Budget and Tax Policy

Ready to help take on Branstad's bad budget plan and corporate agenda? Join us for this special webinar opportunity to learn how progressives in Iowa can go on offense to ensure we have a state budget that puts people before corporations.

Specials guests David Osterberg and Peter Fisher from the Iowa Policy Project.

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More DNR funding meaningless without corresponding reforms

More DNR funding meaningless without corresponding reforms

Although Governor Branstad continues to remain silent on the subject of more funding for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), a consensus is beginning to emerge among Iowa's policymakers and administrators that a $1.3 million increase to hire more field staff will be necessary to stave off federal action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Join us: “Money out, People in!” Kick-off at the Capitol

Join us: “Money out, People in!” Kick-off at the Capitol

Stand alongside hundreds of everyday Iowans from all across Iowa who (just like you) are ready to stand up and speak out to put our communities before corporations.On Jan. 15 Gov. Terry Branstad will deliver his “State of the State” address. We’ll be there – hundreds strong – to deliver our own “Money out. People in!” address.

Join us for this powerful, important and fun event.

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Our View: Time for Schultz to stand down on non-existent voter fraud

Our View: Time for Schultz to stand down on non-existent voter fraud

He’s on a politically motivated crusade to restrict voting for everyday people and hardworking families. His witch-hunt for non-existent voter fraud is taking Iowa in the wrong direction.

We need universal voter registration and big money out of politics, not more voter intimidation and suppression.

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The meeting Gov. Branstad doesn’t want you to attend

The meeting Gov. Branstad doesn’t want you to attend

Now that the elections are over, it´s time to govern. That´s why we´re asking CCI leaders from across Iowa to represent their communities at a statewide strategy session this Sat., Dec.1.

We've got the stories, real victories and momentum to drive home real change during the 2013 legislative session. But if we really want to win broad-based changes, we have to move outside of our local communities, come together as a statewide organization, and press for change at the State Capitol. Join us!

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Branstad’s bad budget plan

Branstad’s bad budget plan

The state of Iowa is sitting on a nearly $1 billion budget surplus, and rather than reinvest in vital public services like education, environmental protections, health-care, and workers rights, Governor Branstad wants to use the extra money to cut taxes for Iowa’s biggest corporations and richest citizens.

Join us December 1 for a Statewide Strategy Session and January 15 for our "Money Out, People In: Kickoff at the Capitol"

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Protesters Picket Latham Home

Protesters Picket Latham Home

More than forty Iowa CCI Action Fund members protested outside the Clive home of Iowa Representative Tom Latham Saturday to demand a good budget deal that raises new revenue from the super-rich and big corporations rather than a bad deal that relies on spending cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other vital public programs.

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Schultz must clarify election rules to protect voting rights

Schultz must clarify election rules to protect voting rights

At least three registered voters were temporarily turned away from an urban precinct in Des Moines Tuesday because they did not have photo identification.

New election rules issued by Schultz’s office after Voter ID legislation stalled at the statehouse have been criticized as confusing because they state that poll workers may ask voters to show ID.

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Branstad’s deceptively false choice

Branstad’s deceptively false choice

Governor says handouts to fertilizer plants wouldn’t be necessary if Iowa had lower tax rates, but he’s talking about giving away public money to subsidize corporate profits either way.

"Whether handouts disguised as ‘economic incentives’ or more tax cuts for corporations, either way Branstad is spending public dollars - our dollars - to subsidize corporate profits."

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