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Emergency clean water meeting with Bill Stowe & Graham Gillette

Posted February 17, 2017

We just found out about a new bill (HF 316) that would dismantle the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) board and distribute the utility’s assets to surrounding cities – which would kill the DMWW’s lawsuit.

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Floyd supervisors call for strengthening the Master Matrix

Posted February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 This morning, the Floyd County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution that petitions the Governor and Iowa Legislature to fix the failings of the Master Matrix. Mark Kuhn, a former Iowa state representative who helped devel …

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3 ways to stand in solidarity with Muslims, refugees and immigrants in February

Posted January 31, 2017

This we wholeheartedly agree: Immigrants make America great! Iowa CCI and CCI Action are standing in solidarity with millions of Americans who reject President  Trump’s hateful and racist ban on Muslims, refugees and immigrants. CCI members pledge to f …

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VICTORY! Two factory farms denied in North Central Iowa

Posted January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 This morning, two boards of supervisors in north central Iowa voted to recommend denial of two huge factory farm applications. In Mitchell County, supervisors voted 2-1 to deny an application for a 5,000-head Iowa Select contr …

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VICTORY! Black Hawk County votes YES on minimum wage taskforce

Posted January 31, 2017

Today, CCI members celebrate as Black Hawk County becomes the 5th Iowa county taking proactive steps forwards in raising the wage across the state. The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors voted on January 31st  to establish a task force to look into …

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