The enrollment period for 2018 now ends December 15th, a significantly shorter time span than previous years, so it is more crucial than ever to take advantage of this enrollment … Continue Reading ACA Enrollment Period Ends December 15th. Here’s how to Sign Up.
By: Holly Herbert On October 9, a press release came out from Women’s March Iowa (a.k.a. WMIA) announcing that a new board and president of the organization had been … Continue Reading Behind the Scenes: Power Shift in Women’s March Iowa Leadership
National progressive organization, Justice Democrats, officially endorsed Iowa First District Congressional candidate, Courtney Rowe. Rowe, a former Sanders delegate and longtime activist, started her campaign with the pledge not to accept … Continue Reading Iowa Progressive Among Candidates Endorsed by National Organzation
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is holding a public hearing about the new Voter ID (voter suppression) law passed by Iowa House Republicans and Iowa Senate Republicans. Pate’s office did not publish information … Continue Reading Call to Action: Voter ID Hearing; Speak Out!
by Jason Frerichs The hits just seem to keep coming regarding the Trump administration’s callous treatment of immigrants from Central America. Many of these immigrants are trying to … Continue Reading US Interventions Have Destabilized Central America
Des Moines will officially join the nation-wide campaign to hold America’s largest meat company accountable for the widespread water pollution affecting states from the Heartland to the Gulf of Mexico … Continue Reading Call To Action: Local Des Moines Groups, Businesses Call on Tyson Foods to Cut Pollution
Today, the organization created nearly a year ago to advance women’s issues in Iowa announces a change in leadership. Robin Covington of Waukee has been named the new president of … Continue Reading Women’s March Iowa Announce New Leadership Ahead of National Convention
Over the weekend progressive candidate, Jamie Allen dropped her bid for the Iowa Senate seat in District 41. The announcement, made on her Facebook page, can be found below: I … Continue Reading Allen Drops Bid for Iowa Senate Seat
“We Are Not the People We Have Been Waiting For”: Prominent Progressive Resigns from State Central Committee
Laura Hubka, a leader in the Iowa Democratic Party and prominent member of Iowa’s progressive movement, resigned from her seat on the party’s State Central Committee following the completion of her … Continue Reading “We Are Not the People We Have Been Waiting For”: Prominent Progressive Resigns from State Central Committee
Our Revolution Central Iowa has posted details for services scheduled for Scott Galindez, a Progressive activist, and journalist who passed away from kidney failure after being denied coverage by his … Continue Reading Services Scheduled for Scott Galindez
It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that we announce the passing of a member of our PVI family. Scott Galindez was a fiery activist, advocate, and journalist … Continue Reading In Memoriam: Progressive Activist and Journalist, Scott Galindez
Well friends, I wish I had happy news to report on this. I wish I could say that the good guys won and the women of southeast Iowa didn’t have to endure insurance copays, long waits to see new doctors, and could get birth control and reproductive health services as needed. That they could get all of the help they needed in one convenient, secure, and supportive place. Nope.
The Central Iowa Democrats are proud to welcome Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Rep. John K. Delaney of Maryland as featured speakers at the Central Iowa Democrats Fall Barbecue … Continue Reading Central Iowa Democrats to Host Gabbard and Delaney
Progressive Voices of Iowa has obtained audio of Thursday’s Polk County Event Committee Meeting. The content is approximately 54 minutes.
By Scott Galindez There are many excellent candidates in Iowa this year. I would have been proud to cast a vote for Anna Ryon or Paul Knupp. Nate Boulton, Jon … Continue Reading Iowa Democrats Unite Behind Cathy and Pete
After the drama of Monday’s Central Committee meeting, the event committee met this evening and sources that attended the meeting indicate that all third district congressional candidates, including Heather Ryan, … Continue Reading Source: Ban Overturned, All Congressional Candidates Will Speak