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The Budget Showdown, Congress and You

There's a showdown brewing right after the November 6 elections, and there’s a lot at stake for everyday folks across the country.

Will our elected officials return to work for We the People or Big Corporations?

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60% of Iowans want stronger factory farm regs

Sixty percent of Iowans say “we need stronger laws to stop factory farms from polluting our air and water,” according to a September 27-29 telephone poll of 572 active Iowa voters conducted by Public Policy Polling.

The new polling results were released by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (CCI Action) members one day before the 40th anniversary of the landmark Clean Water Act legislation on October 18.

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What’s at stake in the budget showdown

The outcomes of this year’s congressional and presidential elections are going to be critical in determining our nation’s future.

But - so will the two months that follow the Nov. 5 elections.

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Latham’s check for millionaires

Last month, Representatives Latham and King joined nearly all Congressional Republicans in holding hostage a tax break for 98% of Americans - just so the richest 2% could pocket $160,000 more each year.

To demonstrate Latham's vote for the wealthy and big corporations, we'll be taking him a big 'ol giant check!

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LTE: Trickle down economics hasn’t worked for 32 years

CCI Action member Julia Rendon lays out a very simple economics lesson - massive handouts to millionaires and big corporations doesn't create jobs and Put People First.

Read her letter to the editor in the Des Moines Register here.

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