Share your experience with privatized Medicaid

Are you an Iowa Medicaid provider? We need to hear from you by FRIDAY. Please take our short survey and tell us about your transition to private care. You do not need to reveal any personal information, such as your name, organization or contact information.

Proclamation continues to help farmers haul harvest

A Governor’s proclamation went into effect September 20 allowing overweight loads (up to 90,000 pounds gross weight) of soybeans, corn, hay, straw, silage and stover on Iowa roads. The proclamation expires after 60 days and does not apply on interstate roads.   The proclamation helps farmers transport this year’s harvest without the need for special […]

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Voting tools for Iowans with disabilities

Voting at the polls can present unique challenges to Iowans with disabilities, including military veterans.   Iowa is one of the nation’s leaders in voting accessibility. We want to make sure all Iowans are fully able to exercise their right to vote.   If you or someone you know needs special assistance to vote, you […]

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Expanding skilled workforce is key to growth

Iowa’s shortage of skilled workers has been our biggest obstacle to economic growth. Investing in education and job training can change that.   Good education and worker training lead to better-paying, high-quality jobs, and a skilled, well-educated workforce in turn draws good businesses to Iowa.   While Iowa has the highest high school graduation rate […]

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Check out Iowa apple orchards & pumpkin patches

Fall in Iowa is a great time to get out and enjoy Iowa apples, pumpkins and other fall produce at the many farms that sell directly to consumers, as well as local farmers markets.   Lots of farms also host fall festivals with great family activities, such as hay rack rides, corn mazes and music, […]

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Boosting Iowans’ income & employment

The Iowa economy is steadily moving in the right direction, and I’m working to ensure that continues. Iowans deserve good jobs and fair pay that reward their hard work.   It’s also good news that we are making strides toward decreasing economic inequality. When median income outpaces economic growth, we know the gains are benefiting […]

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Apply for arts & culture grants

Through November 1, artists, nonprofits, communities and schools can apply for two Iowa Arts Council grants:   Art Project Grants offer $1,000 to $10,000 to individual artists, nonprofits, schools, tribal councils and government agencies. The program invests in projects that positively impact the vitality of the arts in Iowa, demonstrate public value, and support job […]

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