Policy notes | Federal $17 minimum wage proposal deserves support
THERE ARE NEW MOVES in Congress to raise the minimum wage. The Raise the Wage Act of 2023 would raise the wage to $17 — in steps — taking full effect in 2028. Iowa’s Congressional delegation should support it.
GOVERNOR REYNOLDS' UNILATERAL ACTION to divert hundreds of thousands of relief dollars away from our state to send Iowa National Guard and Iowa State Patrol officers to Texas is a disappointing, partisan move.
IOWA RANKED SIXTH IN CHILD WELL-BEING among the states in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual KIDS COUNT National Data Book, released in June.
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