Democracy for the Common Good: A Call to Action

Join Us Saturday, February 7; 9:30 – 1:30 pm To hear Keynote speaker John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation magazine and ICAN’s Executive Director Sue Dinsdale, among others. Corporations wield too much political power, but people have political power, … Continue reading

Tell Joni Ernst to stand with Iowans

Burger King is the latest in a string of corporations considering using a tax loophole known as “corporate inversion” to avoid paying its fair share of taxes in the United States.  At the final debate, State Senator Ernst renewed her … Continue reading

US Senate: Getting Back To Work for the American People!

It finally happened. A majority in the Senate took a vote that will allow them to go back to work for the American people. What is being called a “nuclear option” is actually a procedural move to ensure that government … Continue reading

Senate Reforms Will Allow Majority Rule on Judicial Nominations

The Iowa Fair Courts Coalition Supports Senate Rules Reform Approved Today in the U.S. Senate Overdue reforms to Senate rules come after years of unprecedented obstruction Today, the U.S. Senate voted to reform its internal procedures to end the supermajority … Continue reading

It’s Crazy Time in Washington, D.C.

It’s crazy time again in Washington, D.C.  It seems some Republicans are so enraged that millions of Americans will start getting health care thanks to the Affordable Care Act that they are willing to go to any lengths to stop … Continue reading

ICAN and Main Street Alliance Member ReShonda Young To DC For Women’s Agenda

Paycheck Fairness on Agenda for Women’s Economic Press Conference As released in mid-July, ICAN and Main Street Alliance member ReShonda Young of Waterloo was invited to speak at a press conference on the US Capitol Steps in conjunction with Nancy … Continue reading