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Posted on November 9, 2022 at 12:27 PM by Mike Owen

Even before the polls closed yesterday, we already knew the big challenges facing our state. They are real and they...

Posted on October 12, 2022 at 5:07 PM by Mike Owen

It was good to hear level-headed law enforcement perspectives this week about the Reckless Gun Amendment, Public Measure 1, which...

Posted on August 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM by Kelli Soyer

In 1997, Congress established the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This critical piece of legislation provides health care coverage...

Categories: Health

Tagged As: CHIP, Hawki

Posted on July 21, 2022 at 12:05 PM by David Osterberg

It was 20 years ago this month that four friends joined me on a bike tour of three countries in...

Posted on June 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Mike Owen

Actor Jeff Bridges was on CBS "Sunday Morning" program June 5, talking about his battle with cancer and COVID, the...

Posted on April 5, 2022 at 5:30 PM by Sheila Hansen

What would the ideal child care system for Iowa look like, and what resources would we need to make it...

Posted on March 22, 2022 at 4:06 PM by Mike Owen

Under Senate Study Bill 3064, one “no” vote is worth two “yes” votes. Try explaining that in Social Studies class....

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on March 8, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Kelli Soyer

Kelli Soyer is a senior policy advocate at Common Good Iowa. She spoke against the school voucher bill, HSB 672,...

Categories: PK-12 schools

Tagged As: Equity, Schools, Vouchers

Posted on March 1, 2022 at 10:19 PM by Anne Discher

Governor Kim Reynolds might have started with a ‘thank you’ to Americans tonight in her response to President Biden's. Federal...

Posted on January 30, 2022 at 2:11 PM by Mike Owen

When you have a health and safety problem that is driven by people refusing to act, for whatever reasons —...

Categories: Covid-19, Health, Jobs & labor

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