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DON’T LET IOWA BECOME THE NEXT STAND YOUR GROUND STATE

House Republicans introduced a big omnibus gun bill this week, HSB 133. While there are many concerns with the bill, our biggest concern is the provisions in this bill that would effectively make Iowa a “Stand Your Ground” state - a measure with clear racial bias that makes our communities less safe.

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ALERT: Dangerous corporate power bill on the move

A bill that lowers the county minimum wage increase for 100K Iowans is on the move … but read why this bill is even more dastardly than that.

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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

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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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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