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Political Issues

During the 2014 election season, the Chapter will be sending to Iowa legislative candidates documents related to the issues that are important to Sierra Club members.  The documents will be distributed weekly and then listed in this section.

Making Government Work for the People: Voter-owned clean election funding

Voting is a Right for All US Citizens

Full Funding for REAP: Protecting Iowa's Natural Areas, Soil Conservation, Water Quality and Historical Resources

Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund

Feed-in Tariffs...Providing certainty to all parties

Nutrient Credit Trading

Iowa Sand Used in Fracking

Making Government Work for the People: Constitutional amendment removing corporate personhood

Making Government Work for the People: Stronger Open Meetings Law

Making Government Work for the People: State Environmental Quality Act

40 Percent by 2020: Boosting Iowa’s Energy Renewable Energy Standard

Constitutional Amendment on Protection of the Environment

Making Government Work for the People: Funding the IOWATER Water Testing Program

Making Government Work for the People: Open records to allow greater public access

Making Government Work for the People: Prohibiting Members of Boards of Supervisors from Serving as Members of County Conservation Boards

Making Government Work for the People: Repeal the Environmental Audit Law-–The Polluter Immunity Law

Iowa Legislative Resolution Requesting a Constitutional Convention to Address an Amendment to the US Constitution to Overturn Citizens United

Proposed Pipeline through Iowa Carries Risks

Stream Restoration

Expand the Bottle Bill

 

State Election Information

This year, the Chapter developed an insert in the Iowa Sierran newsletter that provides our members with information on how to advance environmental issues, how to acquaint candidates on environmental issues how to communicate with legislators once their elected and other information we hope our members will find informative.  See State Election Information

2014 Endorsements

The Iowa Chapter has released the names of candidates it will has endorsed in the 2014 election.

Bruce Braley Endorsed for US Senate

Dave Loebsack Endorsed for US House

Jack Hatch Endorsed for Iowa Governor

See the 2013-14 Iowa Legislative Scorecard

State Candidates

 

2012 Endorsements

The Iowa Chapter has determined which candidates it will endorse during the 2012 election.  See who they are here.

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated 10.01.14

 

Iowa Legislature:

Find your legislator

 

Iowa House Switchboard
515-281-3221
(During session only)

Iowa Senate Switchboard
515-281-3371
(During session only)

To get your Iowa legislators' names, addresses, and
phone numbers at any time of the year,
call 515-281-5129

 

Governor of Iowa:

Gov. Terry Branstad
State Capitol
1015 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Telephone: 515-281-5211
E-Mail: click here

 

 

U.S. Senate:

Charles E. Grassley (R)
135 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Telephone: 202-224-3744
Fax: 202-224-6020
E-Mail: click here

 

Tom Harkin (D)
731 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Telephone: 202-224-3254
Fax: 202-224-3969

TDD: 202-224-4633
E-Mail: click here

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U.S. House:

Bruce Braley (D) - District 1
2263 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Telephone: 202-225-2911
E-Mail: click here

David Loebsack (D) - District 2
1527 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: 202-225-6576
Fax: 202-226-0757
E-Mail: click here

 

Tom Latham (R) - District 3
2217 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Toll Free:866-428-5642
Phone: 202-225-5476
Fax: 202-225-3301
E-Mail: click here


Steven King (R) - District 4
2210 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Telephone: 202-225-4426
Fax: 202-225-3193
E-Mail: click here

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U.S. President:

Barack Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
Telephone: 202-456-1111
Switchboard: 202-456-1414
FAX: 202-456-2461

TTY/TDD:  202-456-6213
Visitors Office: 202-456-2121

E-Mail: click here

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