RELEASE: Sen. Jeff Danielson is hiding the truth: He voted three times to support closing Mental Health Institutions

Since the Senator won’t allow comments calling attention to his voting record, Priorities for Iowa launches effort to expose the truth   (DES MOINES) – Iowa State Senator Jeff Danielson is hiding the truth and clearly doesn’t want his constituents or community to know what he actually does or votes for in Des Moines. In an …

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Data Shows Patty Judge Paid Men 12.45 Percent More Than Women

  National Democrats set to adopt a platform calling for equal pay, but Patty Judge’s record shows her offices had significant gender pay gaps At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, next week, Democrats will adopt a party platform that calls for equal pay for men and women. But a review by Priorities for …

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Priorities for Iowa, highlight Patty Judge’s failed policies

Judge’s failed record in Iowa shows her policies would be a disaster in Washington   (DES MOINES) – Priorities for Iowa, Inc. today was joined by Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds at a press conference at the state capitol to remind Iowans of the failed policies implemented during Patty Judge’s tenure as Iowa lieutenant governor. …

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Priorities for Iowa applauds the Iowa House and Iowa Senate for passing tax coupling bill

Bill passage comes after Priorities for Iowa, Inc. began encouraging Iowans to contact their legislators about this important issue (DES MOINES) – Priorities for Iowa, Inc., a nonpartisan 501(c)4 issue advocacy group, today applauded the Iowa House and Iowa Senate for passing tax coupling legislation,House File 2433, that will be welcome financial relief to Iowa …

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Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer’s clear conflict of interest

  Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 focused on educating Iowans, today called for Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) and Iowa House Democrats to apologize for a clear conflict of interest.   Rep. Finkenauer is elected to serve the people of House District 99 in Dubuque. At the Iowa House Democrats’ press conference today she …

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Bruce Braley skipped important VA Committee Hearings for Fundraising events

From the Des Moines Register: At 10:19 a.m. on Sept. 20, 2012, the committee held a hearing on a backlog of disability claims and reports of problems with mental health care and stewardship of VA funding, congressional records show. The roll call shows Braley didn’t attend. Braley’s aides said he skipped it to attend a 9:36 a.m. Oversight and …

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Another 24,000 Iowans could lose health insurance

From the Des Moines Register: More than 24,000 Iowans could lose subsidized health insurance if courts ban the government from helping pay for policies purchased on the federal government’s online marketplace, Iowa’s insurance commissioner said. About 29,000 Iowans purchased 2014 health insurance policies on that system before the March 31 deadline. Of those, 24,485 reported …

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Another health insurance provider plans to raise rates on Iowans

From the Des Moines Register: The state’s largest provider of health insurance wants to raise premium rates for about 250,000 policyholders in Iowa and South Dakota. Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield told the Register today that it is seeking to raise rates next year by less than 5.9 percent for a vast majority of …

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