Parents and labor leaders protest Republican plan to loosen child labor laws

Hundreds of union workers and parents filled the Iowa State Capitol with chants of “Our kids are not for sale!” on Monday afternoon. The group, organized by Progress Iowa, rallied in the rotunda to protest a bill that would loosen […]

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Hike for Healthcare: Protesting Republican attempts to kill the Affordable Care Act

Political activists and other Iowans upset about Republican health care policies will be gathering in Cedar Rapids at noon for the Hike for Healthcare. At the same time protesters in Cedar Rapids are marching the half-mile from the corner to 8th Ave and 2nd Street, SE, to Rep. Rod Blum’s office, there will also be protests at Blum’s offices in Cedar Falls and Dubuque, as well as at Rep. David Young’s Des Moines office. […]

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