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Bernie Sanders coming to Iowa Sept. 13 & 14

Senator Bernie Sanders is a progressive champion of the People’s Agenda in Washington, D.C. He will be making stops in...

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Iowa’s Disappearing Corporate Tax Base

A new report by National People’s Action and the Center for Effective Government co-authored by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (Iowa CCI Action Fund) finds that a “Robin Hood” tax on Wall Street speculation and closing other corporate tax loopholes could generate significant new revenue for the state of Iowa, which relies on federal money for about one third of its annual budget. Iowa has a 12.7 percent poverty rate but corporate tax revenue only accounts for 5.4 percent of the state budget

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Branstad’s budget shortfall raises red flags

Iowa’s economic and revenue growth has been stolen by a corporate property tax cut deal and other handouts and giveaways signed into law last year by Governor Terry Branstad, forcing the state to dip into surplus funds to cover expenses, and that’s before badly needed new appropriations in education, environmental protections, and infrastructure are considered, according to a comprehensive new budget analysis by the Iowa Policy Project released on January 13 and interpreted by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (Iowa CCI Action Fund) members.

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People First Iowa Community Forum With Gubernatorial Candidate December 14 in Carroll

Iowa CCI Action Fund to Hold “People First Iowa” Community Forum with Candidate for Governor, Senator Jack Hatch, Saturday, 6:30pm, Carroll Chamber of Commerce, Carroll   Local-area CCI Action Fund members will take Senator Hatch on a factory farm tour through Carroll and Sac counties prior to public community forum Saturday   Carroll, Iowa — Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (Iowa CCI Action Fund) members from CCI Action Fund’s seven-county Carroll Regional Chapter will hold a “People First Iowa” Community Forum with Democratic candidate for Governor, Senator Jack Hatch, on Saturday, December 14, at 6:30pm in the Harold Bierl Community Room of the Carroll Chamber of Commerce, 407 West 5th Street in Carroll, Iowa. Iowa CCI Action Fund members will take Senator Hatch on a closed factory farm tour in Carroll and Sac counties prior to the public 6:30pm community forum in Carroll Saturday. Iowa CCI Action Fund members have a longstanding Carroll...

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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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