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Posted on January 8, 2024 at 3:53 PM by Anne Discher

It’s the start of a new legislative session and many people committed to a brighter future for Iowa are talking...

Posted on January 1, 2024 at 12:00 AM by Mike Owen

It has now been 16 years since Iowa last signaled that our state values work in one of the most...

Posted on November 7, 2023 at 3:00 PM by Anne Discher

This is a pivotal time. We’re less than two weeks away from a potential government shutdown. We averted the last...

Posted on October 13, 2023 at 12:47 PM by Mike Owen

Iowa’s Revenue Estimating Conference confirmed Thursday what we’ve known for many months: Tax cuts reduce state revenue. And that means...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on October 9, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sean Finn

Governor Reynolds’ recent announcement of a $1.83 billion surplus was accompanied by a promise to “return this surplus back to...

Posted on September 28, 2023 at 9:35 AM by Anne Discher

We are likely just hours away from a federal government shutdown that will harm families, businesses and the nation’s economy.[1]...

Posted on August 31, 2023 at 5:42 PM by Anne Discher

This piece is adapted from remarks Common Good Iowa executive director Anne Discher made to the Iowa AFL-CIO convention in...

Categories: Budget & taxes

Posted on July 26, 2023 at 5:40 PM by Mike Owen

Riders on RAGBRAI, the annual statewide bicycle ride across Iowa sponsored by The Des Moines Register, are peddling on a...

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 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

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