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Posted on June 12, 2024 at 3:51 PM by Anne Discher

Iowans’ skills, labor, spending and innovation power our economy. Policy solutions that put people’s well-being first offer a pragmatic path...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Tagged As: Budget cuts, Income tax

Posted on June 12, 2024 at 11:19 AM by Anne Discher

New report shows 1 in 4 Iowa students are chronically absent from school as Iowa loses its top rank on...

Posted on May 9, 2024 at 10:27 AM by Mike Owen

The old saying is "a billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money." So how...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on April 30, 2024 at 11:27 AM by Sean Finn

Rolling back teen driver restrictions: dangerous to teens, just to benefit employers Iowa Republicans are rolling back child labor protections...

Categories: Jobs & labor

Posted on April 25, 2024 at 1:25 PM by Sean Finn

Republicans admit the need for minimum-wage hike – but only for themselves The Iowa House in the final week of...

Categories: Jobs & labor

Posted on April 17, 2024 at 5:48 PM by Mike Owen

Truth in advertising: ‘Flat tax’ boosts only the wealthy PDF A proposed constitutional amendment, SJR 2004, would enshrine inequity in...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on March 20, 2024 at 12:52 PM by Mike Owen

Iowa lawmakers are missing a great opportunity. They could be meeting right now on legislation to restore the equity we...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on March 11, 2024 at 9:02 AM by Sean Finn

When economic forces lean hard against working families, streamlined public policy solutions can make a difference for those struggling to...

Posted on February 28, 2024 at 12:34 PM by Mike Owen

Research Activities Credit subsidies pass $800 million mark in 14 years Why should companies reporting profits in the billions receive...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on January 29, 2024 at 9:56 AM by Sheila Hansen

A bill that would allow 16-year-olds to care for babies and toddlers without direct supervision has appeared at the Statehouse...

Categories: Child care

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