How the Affordable Care Act Affects YOU

Donald Trump’s first action as president was to take a step toward making good on one of his cardinal campaign promises, to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With his executive order to “ease the burden of Obamacare,” Trump left … Continue reading

Join Us At – Our Defending the American Dream

Reception and Fundraiser Saturday, March 4, 2017 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm (Program at 4:30 pm) Johnston Lion’s Club 6401 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa And Featuring Guest Speaker Governor Martin O’Malley Progressive Hero Awards to County Supervisors from Johnson, … Continue reading

Defending Health Care in 2017

What’s at Stake for Iowa With a new president and Congress, the health care gains made throughout the last six years face their greatest threat yet. We have been travelling around the state – hearing from everyday friends, neighbors, seniors, small business … Continue reading

Small Business Owner? Farmer? Entrepreneur? Make YOUR Voice Heard!

By working together, we can bring small business values into the public dialogue to advance policies that are good for small businesses, our employees and the communities that sustain us. Work with the Iowa Main Street Alliance to help get small business … Continue reading

We Are Thankful for You! Remember us on Thanksgiving.

On behalf of Iowa Citizen Action Network we would like to say how thankful we are for YOU. Thank you for your support of Iowa Citizen Action Network – and the work we do – as a friend, activist and … Continue reading

No More Tricks!

Halloween is over… Governor Branstad needs to put the brakes on his unilateral decision to privatize Iowa’s Medicaid program. His plan is to turn over the care of more than a half million Iowans—that’s one in five of us—to four … Continue reading

Will The Next President Take Us To War???

With critical issues of war and peace in the balance, we need you!

Candidates

The United States spends more on defense than the next 7 countries combined. We allocate roughly $610 billion dollars each year to the Pentagon. This is over half of the federal discretionary budget, and almost as much as Social Security or Medicare and Medicaid combined.

Our bloated military budget comes at the expense of Veterans who don’t get the care they need, children who are denied a world class education, and an infrastructure that is crumbling before our very eyes.

We as Iowans have a huge opportunity to educate and influence the presidential candidates on what our real fiscal priorities are.

The best people to ask questions are average people who care about issues and are willing to take the time to volunteer.   Contact us and we will brief you on the basics on how YOU can influence the next President of the United States on this critical issue.

Want to host a training in your area?  We’d be glad to come out and train volunteers!

Fight for Families: No More Empty Plates!

That’s why we are conducting an “empty plate” action to urge members of Congress to support food security programs for kids. So far we have over 100 plates… would you like to include yours?? Nearly 18 million households across the … Continue reading

Advocacy Training around TAX FAIRNESS

ADVOCATING FOR TAX FAIRNESS 2-Day Training: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23 and 24th Urbandale Holiday Inn – Des Moines PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! Can’t commit for both days?  That’s OK – just use the contact form below and we’ll get in touch!! Do … Continue reading

Join Us On MAY 16 in AMES, IOWA

WORKING FAMILIES SUMMIT May 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM Scheman Building on the ISU Campus in Ames, Iowa FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP:  http://progressiowa.org/workingfamiliessummit Local leaders will provide information about how we can raise wages, protect our civil … Continue reading