Priorities for Iowa launches radio, newspaper advertisements in Senate District 26

Nonpartisan issue advocacy group calling for Sen. Mary Jo Wilhelm to support HF 2092 and prevent tax increase Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 dedicated to educating Iowans on issues important to them, today is launching a radio and newspaper buy in Iowa Senate District 26. The advertisements call for State Sen. Mary Jo Wilhelm …

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CONFIRMED: Rep. Abby Finkenauer violated Iowa Code of Ethics

Finkenauer finally held accountable after Priorities for Iowa sheds light on representative’s lack of transparency On Jan. 28, 2016, Priorities for Iowa, Inc., a nonpartisan 501(c)4 dedicated to educating Iowans on public policy, called for Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) to apologize to the citizens of House District 99 for her clear conflict of interest. Rep. …

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Sen. Gronstal describes antiquated, broken Medicaid system as working “pretty well”

Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 focused on educating Iowans, today called for Iowa State Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) to review the facts before describing the old, antiquated Medicaid system as working “pretty well.” Despite Sen. Gronstal’s wishful thinking, the old Medicaid system is not in the best interest of Iowa taxpayers …

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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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Priorities for Iowa releases statement on Gov. Branstad’s Condition of the State address

Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 focused on educating Iowans on public policy, today released a statement following Gov. Terry Branstad’s annual Condition of the State address. “Governor Branstad today presented Iowans with a forward-thinking plan that balances the state’s budget, focuses on preparing the state’s workforce for careers in the 21st century, increases Iowa …

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Iowa Senate Democrats propose raiding Iowa’s rainy-day fund in 2016

A week ahead of the legislative session, Senate Democrats offer reckless budgetary proposal Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 focused on informing and educating citizens, today called on Iowa Senate Democrats to abandon their proposal to raid Iowa’s rainy-day fund this legislative session.    Last week Iowa Senate Democrat Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Bill Dotzler …

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Priorities for Iowa calls for Hillary Clinton to apologize for insulting Iowa caucus-goers

(DES MOINES) – Priorities for Iowa, a nonpartisan 501(c)4, today called on Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to apologize to Iowa caucus-goers for her insulting comments in which she called caucuses “creatures of the parties’ extremes.” The offensive statement was revealed yesterday in the latest batch of emails from Hillary Clinton’s secret server at the …

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