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Posted on 09/16/2021 at 02:41 PM by Mike Owen

Reapportionment is a tremendous opportunity for Iowa lawmakers to establish a commitment to the common good, no matter the political...

Categories: Data

Posted on 07/23/2021 at 03:41 PM by Colin Gordon

On June 12, Iowa ended its participation in federal pandemic-related unemployment programs. Those relying on the $300 dollar/week bump under...

Posted on 05/17/2021 at 04:04 PM by Peter Fisher

Once again, the State of Iowa appears to be leaving money on the table that could be used to help...

Posted on 05/11/2021 at 04:05 PM by Mike Owen

Unemployment benefits have boosted recovery; decision latest in agenda that harms workers DES MOINES, Iowa — Common Good Iowa, a...

Categories: Covid-19, Jobs & labor

Posted on 05/06/2021 at 04:42 PM by Mike Owen

As Iowa legislators and the Governor rush this week to make tax cuts no matter their costs, they are adding...

Posted on 04/30/2021 at 11:12 AM by Mike Owen

President Biden’s challenge to Congress to rejuvenate the nation came as a welcome contrast to what Iowans are seeing from...

Posted on 04/16/2021 at 02:12 PM by Peter Fisher

By now, many of us have seen the first of many benefits of the latest COVID-19 relief bill — funds...

Posted on 04/15/2021 at 04:00 PM by Peter Fisher

As the Legislature continues to debate tax changes, little attention has been paid to a new property tax credit provided...

Posted on 04/09/2021 at 01:34 PM by Mary Nelle Trefz

Among several tax elements, Senate File 587, the tax bill passed by Iowa Senate on a party-line vote earlier this...

Categories: Budget & taxes, Health

Posted on 03/11/2021 at 05:32 PM by Mike Owen

Senate File 576 was already a terribly costly tax bill that Iowa cannot afford. Now, it appears to be twice...

Categories: Budget & taxes

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