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Posts by Anne Discher

Posted on 01/16/2021 at 04:26 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 12/14/2020 at 09:40 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 10/20/2020 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 07/29/2020 at 04:38 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 06/02/2020 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 04/23/2020 at 02:50 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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