Daily Archives: August 3, 2015

State Fair Parade

Dear Sisters and Brothers, All across Iowa, Iowans are outraged by the Governor’s vetoes of education funding and the Mt. Pleasant and Clarinda Mental Health Institutes. Working with our friends, we’re going to be hitting the streets to show Governor … Continue reading

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GUEST OPINION: Special session required to correct Branstad’s failures – The Iowa Daily Democrat

Des Moines, Iowa – Earlier this month, Governor Branstad sent Iowa schools scrambling when he vetoed $56 million in urgently needed funding. It’s just the latest gut punch to K-12 schools and educators from Republicans at the State Capitol. First, … Continue reading

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Johnson County’s move to help workers is good for all Iowans

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is on track to boost the wages of local workers. The five elected supervisors plan to increase the county’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour by 2017. That’s good news … Continue reading

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