Daily Archives: July 25, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Republicans Use Koch-Funded Group To Attack Retirement Security

Key Point & Column Attributable to Matt Sinovic, Executive Director of Progress Iowa Key Point: Iowa Republicans held a meeting today — with less than a day’s notice — bringing an out-of-state, Koch-funded organization to the capitol in order to … Continue reading

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Our Lives on the Line – Event this weekend

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Motion to Proceed — Off a Cliff

Advancing Senate Health Care Legislation Will Harm Older Americans The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the Motion to Proceed on the Senate Affordable Care Act Repeal.  “The … Continue reading

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Iowa’s daunting challenge as Congress battles on health 

You don’t need a crystal ball to see that the battle in Washington over health care carries big challenges for Iowa and other states. We’re doing what we can to serve that role, because over 200,000 Iowans could lose health … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Brooks Atkinson “Don’t be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for half a day first.” July 26 In Chicago, 30 workers are killed by federal troops, more than 100 wounded at the “Battle of the Viaduct” … Continue reading

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