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Posts by Anne Discher

Posted on January 18, 2023 at 10:40 AM by Anne Discher

Common Good Iowa executive director delivered the following comments at the January 17, 2023, public hearing on HSB 1, which...

Categories: PK-12 schools

Tagged As: Income tax, 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 February 10, 2021 at 1:01 PM by Anne Discher

A House subcommittee approved an education bill Tuesday that would punish Iowa school districts by taking away funding if they...

Posted on January 16, 2021 at 4:26 PM by Anne Discher

Welcome to our first update of the 2021 legislative session. Governor Kim Reynolds opened her Condition of the State address...

Posted on December 14, 2020 at 9:40 AM by Anne Discher

A troubling share of Iowa families with children are struggling to put food on the table, pay rent and stay...

Tagged As: Data, Housing, Mental health

Posted on October 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM by Anne Discher

Iowa child care providers can’t seem to catch a break. Many are still struggling to re-open and stay open in...

Posted on July 29, 2020 at 4:38 PM by Anne Discher

Statement from Anne Discher, executive director of the Child and Family Policy Center: “Iowans have been hit hard by the...

Posted on June 2, 2020 at 11:09 AM by Anne Discher

We at the Child and Family Policy Center have been working through feelings of sadness and anger watching the violence...

Categories: Racial equity

Posted on April 23, 2020 at 2:50 PM by Anne Discher

In the last few weeks I’ve had podcast conversations with colleagues at food pantries around the state (listen to this...

Categories: Covid-19, Food security

Tagged As: Medicaid, Poverty, SNAP

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