A special election to replaced disgraced Republican Senator Bill Dix is now underway in Senate District 25 and progressive candidate Tracy Freese has that seat in her sights. A small … Continue Reading Vote Today: Progressive Freese Makes Move for Vacated Seat
Cathy Glasson is the sole Iowa gubernatorial candidate to receive the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction for “standing up for gun violence prevention and recognizing gun safety.” Glasson … Continue Reading Glasson Earns Stamp of Approval from Anti-Gun Violence Organization
After three weeks of work, the Polk County Platform committee presented their draft of the 2018 Polk County Platform for debate and ratification and the final product included some planks … Continue Reading Progressives Push Polk Platform Left
What: Rally to Tell Big Ag: No More Pollution! When: March 22nd at 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM Where: Des Moines River Walk, between Locust St & Walnut St (west side of … Continue Reading Call to Action: Mighty Earth Des Moines Plans Rally Against Pollution
UPDATE: The resolution was passed unanimously. Tonight the Board of Iowa’s largest school district will consider a resolution that, if adopted, would make a firm statement of solidarity and support … Continue Reading Des Moines School Board Passes Resolution on Gun Violence
In a very close vote a controversial public measure that would have increased the Des Moines metro sales tax by 17% was defeated at the polls according to unofficial results … Continue Reading Measure A Defeated in Close Vote
What: Funeral Vigil for Gun Violence Victims – Office of Joni Ernst When: Thursday, February 22 from 1 PM – 2 PM Where: 733 Federal Building, 210 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 … Continue Reading Call to Action: Funeral Vigils Planned at Ernst Offices
Are you looking for a way to slow the flow of NRA funds into the campaign coffers! Then Stop Buying From NRA backed Businesses! The following post includes a tool … Continue Reading Stop Buying From NRA backed Businesses!
Due to inclement weather this event has been rescheduled for Friday, February 23rd WHO: Dr. David Fisher, David Swenson and Michael Fitzgerald WHAT: “Where’d Our Money Go” – a public forum … Continue Reading UPDATED: Event: “Where did our Money Go?”
By Ryan Rogers The beat goes on doesn’t it? Every couple of weeks we are shocked when a disaffected man slaughters large numbers of people. It happens so often that … Continue Reading The Heartbeat of Tragedy
What: Iowa S 2106: Background check repeal and permitless carry Who: Iowa Senate Judiciary Room 22 When: Today at 2:00 pm How: Find and contact Senate Judiciary members or call 515-281-3371 … Continue Reading URGENT: Iowa Senate to Vote on Repeal of Gun Permit Requirements
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement will be hosting a Farming and Environmental Forum this Saturday, January 6th from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State … Continue Reading CCI to Host Farming and Environmental Forum
Time is running out: The FCC will vote on Pai’s proposal on Dec. 14. Join the millions who have already spoken out against it. Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now When … Continue Reading Call to Action: Break the Internet Before the FCC Does
Today is Labor Day. As a nation, we pause for this holiday to honor working people and their contribution to building our country. This year, we need to do more … Continue Reading LTE: Strong Unions Give Working Iowans a Real Say
The nation is still reeling from the events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last week as well as the fall out. We live in an unprecedented time when Nazis … Continue Reading With Candles, Not Torches
By Eva McBride Mayor Diana Broderson ran on a platform of making sure that “everyone has a seat at the big table.” There were concerns before she … Continue Reading Does the Muscatine, IA City Government Have A Problem With Everyone Having A Seat At The Big Table?