COVID metrics arbitrary, backward facing

COVID metrics arbitrary, backward facing

To stem the spread of COVID-19, Iowa needs stronger, science-based metrics to set social distancing policy.

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Expanding SNAP access during outbreak

Expanding SNAP access during outbreak

Iowa can make sure families receive nutrition benefits, streamline application process in COVID-19 response.

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New solutions needed long term

New solutions needed long term

Federal emergency legislation will make important unemployment insurance reforms on a temporary basis. Iowa — like other states — should make secure and equitable changes ...

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Make Iowa resilient: strengthen supports for working families

Make Iowa resilient: strengthen supports for working families

We have some strong public structures in place to protect Iowans in a public health emergency. Start with Medicaid and SNAP.

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COVID metrics arbitrary, backward facing

COVID metrics arbitrary, backward facing

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Expanding SNAP access during outbreak

Expanding SNAP access during outbreak

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New solutions needed long term

New solutions needed long term

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Make Iowa resilient: strengthen supports for working families

Make Iowa resilient: strengthen supports

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  • Our Work

    Tax Policy Kit
    IFP has produced several resources for the public, advocates and policy makers who want to better understand the stakes — and sort away the spin — on Iowa’s tax debates.
    View the page

    SNAP/Medicaid
    Official analysis shows a proposal in the Iowa Legislature could cost millions with no savings, but kick struggling families off food and health care support.
    Read this blog post