Iowa City to become a Sanctuary City?

Iowa City City Hall

Recently, the mayor of Iowa City revealed that his community was exploring becoming a sanctuary city. The Iowa City Press-Citizen newspaper reports the following: Iowa City Council members plan to explore ways to better protect diverse populations and undocumented immigrants through city policy, and to do that are revisiting details of a five-year-old conversation about …

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New group led by Jim Mowrer would weaken Iowans’ voice in presidential elections

(DES MOINES) – Priorities for Iowa, Inc., a nonpartisan 501c4 issue advocacy group, today is calling on Iowans to tell Jim Mowrer that his new group, The Majority Rules PAC, which will call for a national popular vote to determine the presidency, is ill-conceived and will lessen Iowans’ voice in elections.   Politico’s Morning Score …

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Priorities for Iowa director issues statement on December REC findings

(DES MOINES) – Following the Iowa Revenue Estimating Conference’s (REC) December meeting, Priorities for Iowa, Inc. executive director Jimmy Centers issued the following statement:   “Iowa’s fiscal health remains strong thanks to conservative budgeting principles. With lower than expected revenue growth, it will be critically important for Iowa leaders to continue their sound budgeting practices …

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