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 voices heard! Who we are Iowa Main Street Alliance is a project of Iowa Citizen Action … Read more

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 country are categorized as “food insecure.”1 Fortunately, programs like reduced price and free school breakfast … Read more

Iowa Governor to sign bill regarding Earned Income Tax Credit

5/16/13 Earned Income tax Credit ICAN’s grassroots lobbying and press events have paid off! ICAN lobbied individually, and took the lead on creating a story booklet, distributing them to every single lawmaker, and organizing a press event in cahoots with the Coalition for a Better Iowa to increase the state’s EITC. It’s been included as … Read more

A Tax Cut for Working Families

Finally, a tax cut for working families, not international corporations. But will the Gov allow it? Sen. Bolkcom says no property tax deal without an increase in the EITC for working Iowa families