Tag Archives: Iowa economy

Labor Day 2017: The State of Working Iowa

This article by Colin Gordon, Senior Researcher at the nonpartisan Iowa Policy Project, appeared in the Des Moines Register September 2, 2017. Labor Day is always a good time to take stock of the state of working Iowa. Patterns of … Continue reading

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Austerity Comes To Iowa

Elections matter. They have mattered for a long time. A more pertinent maxim for political life in 2015 Iowa, however, is: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana. If elections matter, understanding the … Continue reading

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Join Congressman Bruce Braley For Facebook Live Chat

UPDATE:  This event takes place today, March 29, 2:30-3:30. Link to it here:   new.livestream.com/BruceBraley/FBchat2 Last month, I hosted my first Facebook live chat to introduce myself as a candidate for US Senate, and answer the questions most important to … Continue reading

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Democrats Make Better Job Creators

The contrast between Democratic and Republican approaches to the government’s role in job creation could not be clearer than with the Branstad administration’s recently announced deal with the Egyptian corporation Orascom. The company plans to build a fertilizer plant in … Continue reading

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Watch Bruce Braley’s New Ad

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