Exposes Kim Reynolds’ Failed Priorities

Reynolds set to take office as Governor tomorrow with a track record of attacking working families, equality, the environment, and more

DES MOINES — Progress Iowa today launched, to expose the failed priorities of Kim Reynolds as she prepares to take office as Governor. The site presents the facts about the Reynolds Record, and allows Iowans to easily share that information with their friends and neighbors.

“The Reynolds record has resulted in one disaster after another for Iowans,” said Matt Sinovic, executive director of Progress Iowa. “Reynolds has made clear her failed priorities: fiscal irresponsibility that created a budget mess, undercutting our public schools, and relentlessly attacking Iowa’s working families. Iowans deserve to know the truth about her record as she becomes Governor. She has already demonstrated that she doesn’t share the values of everyday Iowans, and we want everyone to have the opportunity to hold her accountable by speaking out on behalf of their friends and neighbors across the state.” will be promoted with statewide online advertising, and Iowans are encouraged to visit the site to learn more about Kim Reynolds’ extreme record, including the facts listed below. Additional facts will be added during the coming months. Facts:

After promising fiscal responsibility, Reynolds created a budget shortfall

Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette


Reynolds opposed equal pay for women

Source: Radio Iowa


Iowa farm values have dropped 3 years in a row under Reynolds – worst since the 80s farm crisis

Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette


Reynolds defunded Planned Parenthood, causing 4 health care clinics to close.

Source: Associated Press


Reynolds was sued by a former state employee for anti-LGBT discrimination

Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette


Iowa’s budget shortfall caused by Reynolds irresponsible business tax cuts

Source: Iowa Fiscal Partnership


Business tax cuts growing by nearly 6 times the rate of school funding under Reynolds

Source: Iowa Policy Project


Iowa’s economy ranked just 36th among states due to Reynolds failed policies

Source: Governing Magazine


Iowa ranks last in mental health care under Reynolds

Source: Des Moines Register


Thousands of Iowans drinking water threatened w/lead contamination under Reynolds

Source: Des Moines Register


Iowa public schools continually underfunded under Reynolds.

Source: Survey of Iowa School Superintendents


Iowa one of worst states for toxic air releases under Reynolds

Source: Des Moines Register


Iowa 2nd worst in the country for racial disparities in drug arrests under Reynolds

Source: Des Moines Register

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