Got Insulin?

We need voices that can help elevate the imperative that Big Pharma face their moral responsibility to lower the costs of insulin and other prescription medicines that millions of people depend on. We need to tell Senators Joni Ernst and … Continue reading

How’s that Tax Law Working for You?

Are you tired of the rich getting all the tax breaks? If you fill out the form below, we’ll print it onto a postcard for you to be delivered later this year to Senator Ernst. Here is the text of … Continue reading

A View from Iowa’s Main Streets and Rural Roads

Click HERE for a peek at our Main Street Alliance of Iowa Candidate Briefing book! Small business owners and farmers know what it’s like to struggle to make ends meet. They also vote. Small businesses and family farms aren’t like big … Continue reading

Tax March Iowa!

We’re excited to be the Tax March Iowa Chapter! Tax March started as an actual march and is now a movement working to show lawmakers and presidential candidates that we want the wealthy to pay their fair share. We know … Continue reading

Surprises from your insurance company?

It can be shocking.  You go to the doctor or you’re in the hospital and you assume that the health coverage you have been paying for will cover whatever needs you have.  Then wham, you receive a notice from your … Continue reading

We’re Hiring!!

Iowa Citizen Action Network Job Announcement Part-Time Temporary Statewide Organizer (primary focus Tax March Iowa) Click on TM Job Post for a PDF of the posting To apply, e-mail a cover letter, résumé and references to: sdinsdale@iowacan.org  with subject line: Tax March … Continue reading

Here We Go Again!

It’s baaaack… Senator Joni Ernst, along with Mike Lee of Utah, are rebooting her idea to raid Social Security to pay for parental leave. At first glance, this might seem like a good idea, but experts agree that it is … Continue reading

Presidential Campaign Events

Along with a coalition of progressive organizations, Iowa Citizen Action Network is partnering with Now This News, to put on a series of events with Presidential candidates*. Our goal is to make sure that family economic issues are front and center in Iowa and … Continue reading

Shop Your Values

Shop Your Values is a campaign run by the Main Street Alliance to support small businesses that are active community members advocating for progressive values. By shopping at a business that has signed onto the Shop Your Values campaign, you are directly … Continue reading

Iowa Small Businesses Look Forward to Real Representation in the 1st Congressional District

Dubuque, Iowa — Main Street Alliance members in Iowa are celebrating the victory of Abby Finkenauer over longtime incumbent Rod Blum. They hope to find opportunities to work with Finkenauer on strengthening our health care system, expanding paid leave, and … Continue reading