Daily Archives: March 23, 2017

House Ethics Committee admonishes Americans for Prosperity lobbyist

The Iowa House Ethics Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to issue a letter admonishing Americans for Prosperity lobbyist Drew Klein for failing to register his position on a controversial bill scaling back collective bargaining rights. Iowa law requires lobbyists to “register” … Continue reading

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Acosta Testimony Raises Serious Questions and Doubts

Statement by AFL-CIO President Trumka on the testimony of Labor Secretary nominee Alex Acosta to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions: Alex Acosta’s testimony today raises serious questions and doubts whether he is committed to making life … Continue reading

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Call on Health Care

will you make one call today to protect the health care for thousands in Iowa? Congress is scheduled to vote on President Trump’s replacement for the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, and the bill would be devastating for our state. … Continue reading

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BRANSTAD/REYNOLDS KEPT NO RECORD OF INVITATIONS TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING BILL SIGNING ATTENDED BY KOCH LOBBYIST

AFP Lobbyist Attended HF291 Bill Signing Despite No Record Of Invitations Sent By Branstad/Reynolds Administration DES MOINES — As a result of an open records request, Progress Iowa has learned that the Office of Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds … Continue reading

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