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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...

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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 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...

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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]...

Posted on August 31, 2023 at 5:42 PM by Anne Discher

This piece is adapted from remarks Common Good Iowa executive director Anne Discher made to the Iowa AFL-CIO convention in...

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Posted on July 26, 2023 at 5:40 PM by Mike Owen

Riders on RAGBRAI, the annual statewide bicycle ride across Iowa sponsored by The Des Moines Register, are peddling on a...

Posted on March 3, 2023 at 12:02 PM by Mike Owen

The road is closed, the bridge is out, and tax-cut-obsessed legislators are stepping on the gas. Already, Iowans started the...

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....

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Posted on April 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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