Tax March Iowa!

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. And we’re excited to be the Tax March Iowa Chapter! We … 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:  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

Tricks or Treats

Are you being represented in Congress? After surveying Iowans in various locations around the state, we’re finding, more often than not, the answer is No. We’d like to hear what you think! All survey results will be kept anonymous. … Continue reading

Businesses Vote Their Values

Here are 5 easy ways to show how you: Share Your Values.  PRINT the Vote Your Values sign and display it! Let your employees and customers know where you stand on the issues.  Tell your story, be authentic. Display election … Continue reading