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Posted on July 18, 2023 at 11:58 AM by Sean Finn

By Sean Finn and Samantha Tamborski, Common Good Iowa Overwhelmingly, Iowans desire the freedom to determine if and when they...

Posted on April 3, 2023 at 8:27 PM by Mike Owen

SNAP and Medicaid not only boost low-income families with federal funds, but local and state economies as well. That's one...

Categories: Food security, Health

Tagged As: CHIP, Hawki, Medicaid, SNAP

Posted on March 7, 2023 at 9:02 AM by Anne Discher

The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services announced last month it will no longer conduct a planned 2023 survey...

Categories: Health

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 August 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM by Kelli Soyer

In 1997, Congress established the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This critical piece of legislation provides health care coverage...

Categories: Health

Tagged As: CHIP, Hawki

Posted on January 30, 2022 at 2:11 PM by Mike Owen

When you have a health and safety problem that is driven by people refusing to act, for whatever reasons —...

Categories: Covid-19, Health, Jobs & labor

Posted on April 9, 2021 at 1:34 PM by Mary Nelle Trefz

Among several tax elements, Senate File 587, the tax bill passed by Iowa Senate on a party-line vote earlier this...

Categories: Budget & taxes, Health

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

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