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Iowa Republicans have a new union-busting bill

Iowa Republicans have a new union-busting bill

Labor advocates say a new Republican-backed bill that would force public employers in Iowa to submit a list of employees eligible to vote in their union election prior to each election—and, if the state doesn't get it in time, they'll decertify the union—is yet...

Advocates speak out against Iowa’s anti-immigration bills

Advocates speak out against Iowa’s anti-immigration bills

As far as Cecilia Martinez is concerned, they are very much an Iowan despite what some Iowa lawmakers may think. Martinez, 27, moved from Mexico to Iowa when they were 1-year-old. They were educated in Iowa schools from kindergarten through college and continue to...

Iowa Republicans unveil latest plan to arm teachers with guns

Iowa Republicans unveil latest plan to arm teachers with guns

Despite Iowa Republicans calling teachers “sinister,” limiting how they can teach history and social studies, what books they can teach from, and proposing cameras in the classroom to monitor them in real-time, they apparently trust them enough to give them guns....

Public hearing set for Gov. Reynolds’ anti-trans bill

Public hearing set for Gov. Reynolds’ anti-trans bill

PUBLIC HEARING UPDATE: A public hearing has been set for Iowa Gov. Reynolds' most recent anti-trans bill, which was renumbered to House File 2389. The bill would establish legal definitions of gendered terms like "man," "woman," "mother," and "father," and require...

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