Common Good Iowa

Posts in category Safety net & work supports

Posted on June 14, 2023 at 12:01 AM by Anne Discher

PDF of Iowa data profile PDF of news release Iowa retains high rank on child well-being, but inaccessible, unaffordable child...

Tagged As: child care, Kids Count

Posted on July 23, 2021 at 3:41 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 February 11, 2021 at 3:00 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 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

Posted on November 1, 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 October 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM by David Osterberg

Past-due utility bills, like rent and mortgage payments, are a part of family budgets affected by job losses associated with...

Tagged As: LIHEAP, Utilities

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