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Posted August 9, 2017

August 2017 Job Title: Canvasser   Freaked out about the condition of water quality in Iowa? Upset with the decline of rural communities and the disappearance of the family farmer? Angry that Iowa’s politicians are not holding corporations account …

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Tell IowaDOT: Use Volkswagen settlement to move clean energy forward

Posted August 3, 2017

Remember when Volkswagen was found to have sold nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles equipped with defeat devices designed to cheat emissions standards?  As a result, Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is slated to receive a $21 million settlement. The …

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Iowans present a vision for a food and agriculture system that works for everyone

Posted July 31, 2017

Do you want a food and agriculture system that puts farmers, workers, eaters, and our environment before corporate profits?  Join us Saturday morning, August 5, to lift up that vision for key decision makers like Gov. Reynolds, Senators Grassley and Er …

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Livestock law changes needed to balance scale of justice

Posted July 26, 2017

by Mark A. Kuhn, courtesy The Des Moines Register As one of 12 legislators who drafted the bill in 2002 that created the Master Matrix, a current member of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors tasked with reviewing Master Matrix applications, and a li …

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We filed for stronger factory farm rules!

Posted July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017.   Yesterday, we went on offense for clean water. Iowa CCI and Food & Water Watch filed a petition with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to strengthen rules on factory farms! Click here to support the petition and demand stro …

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