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Another view: Iowa’s ‘Condition’


The path to advancements in education, economic stability and environmental stewardship — as well as other critical areas where strong public policy and institutions are necessary — rests on strong, strategic investments.

No income taxes, big checks from state


Iowa continues to give a lot of money to companies that aren’t paying income tax.

Keys to Fairly Assess the Effective Return on Investment from Public Business Subsidies


It is critical to establish a credible way to estimate economic activity produced by any economic development program — and the degree to which the activity would have occurred anyway.