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Posted on 10/14/2021 at 05:36 PM by David Osterberg

One day a year, climate scientists in Iowa come together to focus attention on an issue we need to confront...

Posted on 07/23/2021 at 03:41 PM by Colin Gordon

On June 12, Iowa ended its participation in federal pandemic-related unemployment programs. Those relying on the $300 dollar/week bump under...

Posted on 05/11/2021 at 04:05 PM by Mike Owen

Unemployment benefits have boosted recovery; decision latest in agenda that harms workers DES MOINES, Iowa — Common Good Iowa, a...

Categories: Covid-19, Jobs & labor

Posted on 02/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Colin Gordon

The decision by Governor Reynolds to lift both the state’s partial face mask mandate and any remaining social distancing restrictions...

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 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

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