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Posts in category Covid-19

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 11/24/2020 at 12:00 AM by Mike Owen

Nearly 215,000 Iowans have been confirmed with the coronavirus in the COVID-19 pandemic, which is claiming both lives and livelihoods...

Categories: Covid-19

Tagged As: Data

Posted on 11/01/2020 at 12:00 AM by Colin Gordon

Unemployment insurance is primarily a state responsibility but, in any severe or prolonged stretch of economic recession, the states rely...

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 10/07/2020 at 03:22 PM by David Osterberg

Climate change experts at Iowa colleges and universities have for 10 years produced annual statements about Iowa impacts of human-caused...

Posted on 09/29/2020 at 12:00 AM by Peter Fisher

Food for thought for Iowa economic recovery policy choices: The vast majority of new businesses in Iowa are independent firms...

Categories: Covid-19, Jobs & labor

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 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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