Iowa Senate Republicans advance bills to divert tax dollars from public to private schools, require 100% in-person instruction

Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are moving quickly to approve bills that would allow tax dollars that support public schools to be diverted to private schools, and further limit the control local school boards have over the schools in their districts. Gov. Kim Reynolds listed both actions as top priorities in her Condition of State […]

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Changes to drunk driving and open container laws this week

Governor Terry Branstad signed legislation Monday that moves Iowa’s OWI enforcement process away from incarceration, and the Iowa City Council reduced open container regulations for special events. Drinking in the streets in Iowa City The Iowa City Council unanimously voted Tuesday, April 18 to allow Iowa Citians to leave a business with an alcoholic beverage. […]

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This week in political activism

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Check out a political party by attending a monthly meeting Johnson County Green Party Iowa City Public Library — Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. […]

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