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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 January 29, 2022 at 9:05 AM by Mike Owen

Now we have at least three tax-cut plans at the Statehouse to take Iowans down the low road. Whether it’s...

Posted on January 17, 2022 at 5:21 PM by David Osterberg

Jan. 17, 2022 By David Osterberg, Senior Researcher, Common Good Iowa Common Good Iowa staff have produced and contributed to...

Posted on December 17, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Mike Owen

We have an opportunity in Iowa to do better for every Iowan. If we keep following the current mantra from...

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 4:25 PM by Colin Gordon

As the pandemic plunged the economy into recession in early 2020, unemployment insurance proved a critical safety net for working...

Posted on October 22, 2021 at 9:44 AM by Mike Owen

Iowa's second reapportionment proposal is out and no doubt lots of folks are interested in the political impact. While that...

Posted on October 14, 2021 at 5:36 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 October 8, 2021 at 3:05 PM by Mike Owen

I have now seen the Mona Lisa with my own eyes. I saw Michaelangelo's works in the Sistine Chapel and...

Categories: Covid-19

Tagged As: COVID-19

Posted on September 16, 2021 at 2:41 PM by Mike Owen

Reapportionment is a tremendous opportunity for Iowa lawmakers to establish a commitment to the common good, no matter the political...

Categories: Data

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...
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