Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

Not all tax credits are the same Refundable EITC eases poverty for tens of thousands Refundable RAC pads profits for big companies

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Statement of Iowa Fiscal Partnership to House Appropriations Subcommittee Mike Owen, Iowa Policy Project  First, thank you to the subcommittee for this opportunity to address some of the issues raised by HSB187. I would very quickly like to acknowledge that … Continue reading

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Project Labor Agreements – What You Need to Know

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is a production of our advertising agency, Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications and is the only daily, hour-long business broadcast in the region. The News Hour is made possible through the sponsorship of: The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Shaul & Desmond … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Maryland social studies teacher Ken Bernstein “Too few Americans know labor history and how they have benefited from the efforts of unions. We have a 40-hour work week, defined benefits, higher wages, paid vacations and sick leave, largely … Continue reading

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Jake Highfill Admits He Has Blacklist Of Constituents – Iowa Starting Line

Saturday’s Johnston legislative forum with Senator Brad Zaun and Representative Jake Highfill resulted in a shocking and outrageous disclosure by Representative Highfill. A question from one of his constituents caused Representative Highfill to admit that he keeps a blacklist of constituents he … Continue reading

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