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Posted on 11/02/2021 at 04:25 PM by Colin Gordon

As the pandemic plunged the economy into recession in early 2020, unemployment insurance proved a critical safety net for working...

Posted on 10/22/2021 at 09:44 AM by Mike Owen

Iowa's second reapportionment proposal is out and no doubt lots of folks are interested in the political impact. While that...

Posted on 10/14/2021 at 05:36 PM by David Osterberg

One day a year, climate scientists in Iowa come together to focus attention on an issue we need to confront...

Posted on 10/08/2021 at 03:05 PM by Mike Owen

I have now seen the Mona Lisa with my own eyes. I saw Michaelangelo's works in the Sistine Chapel and...

Categories: Covid-19

Tagged As: COVID-19

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...
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