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  • Affordable Housing in Ames and Story County

Affordable Housing in Ames and Story County

  • March 21st, 2015

An audience of nearly fifty attended our General Meeting on Affordable Housing.  Presenters were Vanessa Baker-Latimer, Ames Housing Coordinator, and Jan Flora representing A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy.  Jan announced [...]

  • Movie on Money in Politics

Movie on Money in Politics

  • January 15th, 2015

7pm, Monday, January 26
Farwell Brown Auditorium
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave

Come to the Library for a free film showing of
PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy's High Stakes.
PAY 2 PLAY follows filmmaker [...]

  • Online Voter Registration?

Online Voter Registration?

  • January 2nd, 2015

Plans are being made to establish online voter registration (OVR) in Iowa.  One critical flaw needs to be addressed - the need for an Iowa drivers license.

Unfortunately, most online voter [...]

  • State Senate and House Forum

State Senate and House Forum

  • October 21st, 2014

Candidates for contested Senate and House seats answered questions from an audience of  forty-five residents last evening in the Ames City Council Chambers.

  • County Office Candidate Forum

County Office Candidate Forum

  • October 20th, 2014

Candidates for County Attorney, County Supervisor, and County Recorder presented positions and responded to questions at our forum in the Ames City Hall Council Chamber on October 2nd.  Between [...]