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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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Iowa Budget Dilemma for 2014

Editor’s note: I turn the page over to the folks at IFP today. Below is an excellent analysis of Iowa’s current fiscal course. Should be mandatory reading for legislators. Setting a Sustainable Course Against a Tide of Giveaways Iowa’s 2014 … Continue reading

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Governor Branstad’s Jobs Numbers Challenged

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ALEC: How Bad Public Policy Finds Friends In State Legislatures

A new report from the Iowa Policy Project and Good Jobs First is warning folks around the country to take note:  Ideas for bad public policy have friends in state legislatures, and Iowa is no exception.  Here’s what IPP sent … Continue reading

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Republicans Prove Devolution And Other Observations

Let me start with a plug for one of the best sites to find information and solid analysis about Iowa issues: the Iowa Policy Project . Those folks over there look at the issues in very basic terms and translate … Continue reading

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