TRUMPcare – What do YOU think?

You would think that after years of promising and posturing to “repeal and replace” ObamaCare and after two embarrassing failed attempts earlier this year, Republicans would have come up with a plan that works. You would be wrong. The TrumpCare Bill is nightmare. It harms the poor, children, women and families, persons with disabilities, immigrants, … Read more

I Support Our Public Workers!

And I’ll Sign The Letter to Prove It! (Letter text is below the form) Here’s the letter: We work hard every day in our businesses, our houses of worship, and at our jobs to create a better life for our families and our community as a whole.  We understand the important role played by public … Read more

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, Linn, Polk and Wapello who increased the minimum wage in their respective counties AND: Special … Read more

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 owners, doctors, advocates and others about what the ACA means to them. But that’s just the beginning. … Read more

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

ICAN’s 15 for 2015

Activism can be tax deductible! For over 35 years, ICAN has been fighting for OUR SHARED VISION of prosperity for working families and the middle-class. It’s OUR future – our nation’s future and our family’s future – that’s at stake – not millionaires and CEO campaign contributors. During the past year, we have been busy, … Read more

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 a donor. With all of the attention on the upcoming Presidential Election as well as … Read more

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 managed care companies by January 1, 2016. With this change, we will see administrative costs … Read more

Will The Next President Take Us To War???

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