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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

Posted on January 26, 2024 at 9:40 PM by Mike Owen

(This blog is drawn from messages in a presentation by CGI Deputy Director Mike Owen for an Interfaith Alliance of...

Posted on January 17, 2024 at 7:13 PM by Anne Discher

Making sure low-income families can feed their kids is important whether school is in session or out. The evidence of...

Tagged As: Poverty, SNAP

Posted on January 8, 2024 at 3:53 PM by Anne Discher

It’s the start of a new legislative session and many people committed to a brighter future for Iowa are talking...

Posted on January 1, 2024 at 12:00 AM by Mike Owen

It has now been 16 years since Iowa last signaled that our state values work in one of the most...

Posted on November 7, 2023 at 3:00 PM by Anne Discher

This is a pivotal time. We’re less than two weeks away from a potential government shutdown. We averted the last...

Posted on October 13, 2023 at 12:47 PM by Mike Owen

Iowa’s Revenue Estimating Conference confirmed Thursday what we’ve known for many months: Tax cuts reduce state revenue. And that means...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on October 9, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sean Finn

Governor Reynolds’ recent announcement of a $1.83 billion surplus was accompanied by a promise to “return this surplus back to...

Posted on September 28, 2023 at 9:35 AM by Anne Discher

We are likely just hours away from a federal government shutdown that will harm families, businesses and the nation’s economy.[1]...
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