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Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Sep 13, 2017

It has been two years since the Johnson County Board of Supervisors made state history by raising the minimum wage to $10.10. After this and other local measures to raise...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 9, 2017

Iowa Policy Project: Facts & Alternatives Old Brick Church -- Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. Supporters of a higher minimum wage for all workers, including those under age 18,...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Jan 17, 2017

Illustration by Josh Carroll In a state that recently has been failing to live up to its progressive legacy, Iowans have joined the Fight for $15 movement, a national campaign...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jan 10, 2017

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) took the oath of office after being re-elected as house speaker. -- photo by Lauren Shotwell As the Iowa Legislature opened for business on Monday,...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Dec 1, 2016

CWJ panel discussion in September 2014 on workers’ rights. — photo by Adam Burke Thousands of workers marched in the streets of over 340 cities and 20 airports across the...