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 …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →

ANALYSIS: Patty Judge on education: funding cuts and tuition hikes

As students prepare to return to class, Priorities for Iowa is encouraging Iowans to do their homework on Patty Judge’s troubling record As Iowa students and their parents prepare for back-to-school season, Priorities for Iowa is calling on Iowans to do their homework on Patty Judge’s record of failing Iowa pupils. An analysis of Patty …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →