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URGENT: How you can influence Friday’s Dem Forum

Submit questions on Big Money in Politics to make sure Dem candidates have to talk about it during Friday's debate!

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Iowa Workers Need $14.69/hr to Make Ends Meet

Iowa workers are falling behind while lawmakers drag their feet on raising the state's minimum wage. A new report shows that Iowa workers need close to $15/hr just to make ends meet, lining up with the national "Fight for $15" movement spreading across the country.

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Bakken Pipeline legislative update

The future of SF 506 and what we can do about it...

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Contact the Government Oversight Committee!

Stop the Bakken Pipeline! Contact members of the Government Oversight Committee to make sure they vote yes on HSB 249 (in the House) and SSB 1276 (in the Senate), the “no eminent domain for private gain” legislation currently active at the Capitol.  To send letters to these Committee members: 1007 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50319 Government Oversight Committee (House): House switchboard: (515)281-3221   Bobby Kaufmann (Wilton), Chair bobby.kaufmann@legis.iowa.gov   Greg Heartsill (Chariton), Vice Chair greg.heartsill@legis.iowa.gov   Ruth Ann Gaines (Des Moines), Ranking Member Ruthann.gaines@legis.iowa.gov   Clel Baudler (Adair County) clel.baudler@legis.iowa.gov   Peter Cownie (West Des Moines) peter.cownie@legis.iowa.gov   Vicki S. Lensing (Iowa City) Vicki.lensing@legis.iowa.gov   Dawn E. Pettengill (Mount Auburn) dawn.pettengill@legis.iowa.gov   Phyllis Thede (Scott County) Phyllis.thede@legis.iowa.gov   Mary Lynn...

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Good legislature news! Necessary bill, SSB 1266, advances

Senate Study Bill 1266 (SSB 1266) to end the pollution control property tax exemption for factory farms...

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Legislation to weaken Clean Water Fight stopped

Check out this win in the Clean Water Fight...

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