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Join us: “Money out, People in!” Kick-off at the Capitol

Stand alongside hundreds of everyday Iowans from all across Iowa who (just like you) are ready to stand up and speak out to put our communities before corporations.On Jan. 15 Gov. Terry Branstad will deliver his “State of the State” address. We’ll be there – hundreds strong – to deliver our own “Money out. People in!” address.

Join us for this powerful, important and fun event.

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The meeting Gov. Branstad doesn’t want you to attend

Now that the elections are over, it´s time to govern. That´s why we´re asking CCI leaders from across Iowa to represent their communities at a statewide strategy session this Sat., Dec.1.

We've got the stories, real victories and momentum to drive home real change during the 2013 legislative session. But if we really want to win broad-based changes, we have to move outside of our local communities, come together as a statewide organization, and press for change at the State Capitol. Join us!

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Branstad’s bad budget plan

The state of Iowa is sitting on a nearly $1 billion budget surplus, and rather than reinvest in vital public services like education, environmental protections, health-care, and workers rights, Governor Branstad wants to use the extra money to cut taxes for Iowa’s biggest corporations and richest citizens.

Join us December 1 for a Statewide Strategy Session and January 15 for our "Money Out, People In: Kickoff at the Capitol"

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Paul Ryan’s budget bankrolls itself

A new report shows the industries that stand to gain the most from Paul Ryan's budget just so happened to contribute more to the Representatives who voted in favor of his radical budget.

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Cedar Rapids Gazette urges action on payday loans

The Cedar Rapids Gazette editorial board nails it - cities are left to do what they can to curb abusive payday lenders without action from the Iowa legislature. It's time for them to step up and do the right thing.

The piece references Iowa CCI members work to enact local payday loan ordinances, include the one they just helped pass in Iowa City.

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