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"A Familiar Premise Of Free-Market Conservatism": Iowa’s Radical Privatization Of Medicaid Is Already Struggling

On Jan. 1, 31 days before Iowa caucus-goers cast the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, the state will gain another national distinction, but of a dubious variety: It plans to launch the most sweeping and radical… 750 more words


Governor Branstad Vetoed $56M in Education Funding to Provide $37M Corporation Tax Break

I spent most of my winter, all of my spring & a bit of my summer working at the Iowa Capitol Building in the Legislative Services Agency. 674 more words

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