Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

Iowans Are Paying For Corporate Tax Giveaways – Iowa Starting Line

If you don’t have as much income as you thought, you need to reduce the amount you spend. In a nutshell, that’s the situation Iowa finds itself in as the fiscal year goes on. Recently, the Iowa General Assembly voted … Continue reading

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IOWA Phone Bank Schedule* Dubuque tonight

IOWA Phone Bank Schedule*   Volunteers across Iowa have been calling union members in targeted senate and house districts to educate and mobilize our membership on the attack against workers’ rights. Once we identify supporters, we ask connect them directly … Continue reading

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Public Hearing for Collective Bargaining Bill – Monday Februrary 13

Iowa Legislature Public Hearings General Requirements: Speaking time per individual is to be determined by the committee chair for all public hearings (written testimony is encouraged but not required). Persons wishing to speak or leave comments available to the public … Continue reading

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Iowa Legislature Declares War!

  The newly elected legislature in Des Moines filed bills (HSB 84 and SF 213) Tuesday to strip public workers’ rights. It is extremist legislation, and was done with no input from workers or the minority party, and they are now airing … Continue reading

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Media clips from yesterday’s Rally and Press Conference

WHO TV on Collective Bargaining Bill Radio Iowa on Collective Bargaining Bill Des Moines Register on Collective Bargaining Bill KCCI TV on Collective Bargaining Bill More from Radio Iowa Cedar Rapids Gazette More from the Cedar Rapids Gazette    

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Iowa Republicans Betray Blue Collar Voters With Low Wage Road Bill

After Republicans rode a wave of working class frustration into national and state office in 2016, some of those blue collar voters might expect legislators in Iowa to go to work on their behalf. Instead, this Iowa legislative session has been … Continue reading

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Save Iowa Workers

Date: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 6:19 PM Subject: We need you at the Capitol! Lance– Iowa Republicans are coming after worker’s rights. Today they filed House Study Bill 84 and Senate File 213, after refusing any input from workers. These bills … Continue reading

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