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It’s kickoff time!

Today we’re kicking off the biggest and boldest fundraising campaign we’ve ever done. Our goal: $25,000 in 5 days

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Saying “NO!” to disenfranchising election policy

CCI Action members attended a Voter ID town hall hosted by the Republicans of Black Hawk County to say "NO!" to election policy that disenfranchises everyday Iowans.

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Latham sponsors bill to “let” Americans keep their overpriced coverage

Representative Tom Latham has sponsored a bill to "let" Americans keep their overpriced health insurance.

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CCI Action Fund Members Weigh-in on Senator Hatch’s Tax Plan

Senator Jack Hatch´s recently released progressive tax reform proposals are, overall, a demonstration of bold leadership - but the net loss of revenue under Hatch´s plan is a real concern for CCI Action Fund members.

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Governor Branstad’s website

Governor Branstad has launched a $24,000 website that touts voluntary practices to address the water quality crisis in Iowa.

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The community calls on GE – keep your promise!

Over 60 community members attended a community forum to call on GE to keep its promise to the community, and stay in Burlington.

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The five questions they should really ask at tomorrow’s GOP Senate debate

We know the corporate-back hosts of the GOP debate wouldn't dare expose the candidates' true intentions in running for Iowa's open Senate seat - so we're doing it for them.

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Don’t default on the American people

We must stop governing crisis to crisis. We need to open the government, raise the debt ceiling and pass a budget that increases revenue and invests in America.

That's the message CCI Action members delivered to Representative Tom Latham and President Obama as the government shutdown drags on for a third week.

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Latham must re-open government – all of it

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (Iowa CCI Action Fund) members were busy October 8 as more than three dozen turned out for a “No Megaphones for Millionaires” rally at the state capitol at 10:30am hosted by Iowa PIRG and Iowa Move to Amend, and afterwards more than two dozen CCI Action Fund members took their direct action straight to Representative Latham’s Des Moines office to protest his role in the government shutdown.

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Doorknocking for clean water

This autumn, CCI Action members from the Quad Cities and around the state are canvassing - they're hitting the streets in Davenport to talk to folks about the importance of clean water.

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