You are hereHome >
Iowa PIRG Staff
Steve Blackledge is Iowa PIRG's public health program director. He oversees the organization's efforts to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, label GMOs, and reduce risks from chemical spills and accidents.
Previously, Mr. Blackledge worked at the state level to win new consumer and public interest reforms in California and New Hampshire, and helped to develop the State PIRG program and organizations in a dozen other states. Prior to that he coordinated grassroots campaigns in Michigan and the Northeast.
Mr. Blackledge has appeared on CSPAN, Fox News and CNN, and has been quoted in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets. He is a graduate of Wartburg College in Iowa and started with the PIRG network in Chicago in 1991.
You can follow him on twitter at @SteveBlackledge
Tools & Resources
Protect the CFPB
The CFPB is under attack, and we need to tell our Senators to stand up and protect our consumer cop.
Help us build the public support it will take to connect Iowa to the Midwest passenger rail, bringing thousands more quality jobs, reduced traffic congestion and less air pollution.