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Iowa Governor’s jobs and income targets are unattainable, say economists

By | 09.16.11 | 3:28 pm | More from The Iowa Independent

Economic analysts agree it’s too early to judge Gov. Terry Branstad on attaining the economic goals he set forth during his campaign, but at least one says it’s a safe bet they won’t be reached.

Iowa State University economist David Swenson said Branstad’s goals to create 200,000 new More…

Democrats Look for Vehicles for Medicaid, TANF Funding

By | 07.28.10 | 3:40 pm

After two months of wrangling, Congress passed an extension of unemployment benefits earlier this month. But a number of other of vital safety-net programs remain in limbo.