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Analysis: Iowa House members rank 23rd most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Iowa ranked 23rd lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

CITY OF WAUKEE: Safety City Registration Opens March 1

Incoming Waukee Community School District kindergarten students can participate in the Waukee Police Department's annual Safety City program!

CHEROKEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Cherokee Library- READ-it Book Discussion Group to be Held February 28

Cherokee Library- READ-it Book Discussion Group happens on Thursday mornings from 10:00am-11:30am.

CLINTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Enhancing Connections: A Cancer Education Program for Parents

Gilda’s Club is now accepting participants interested in the Enhancing Connections program for cancer patients with children.

Analysis: Iowa ranks 33rd best on unemployment insurances taxes

Iowa finished 33rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Iowa

Drake University, University of Northern Iowa and University of Iowa top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Iowa in 2016

IOWA CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hartley Chamber of Commerce

As the 2019 legislative session gets underway, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has identified workforce as an area of focus for her administration.

Iowa ranks No. 32 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Iowa was rated 32nd best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

State institution: These 2-year Iowa schools attract the most in-state students

Capri College-Cedar Rapids, La James International College-Johnston and Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Iowa schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Iowa ranked 4th least affected by government shutdown

Iowa ranked No. 48 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

AMES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leadership Ames XXXll: Healthcare to be Held February 14

The Leadership Ames program was created by the Ames Chamber of Commerce to develop informed, involved and concerned community leaders in the Ames area.

CENTERVILLE-RATHBUN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: NAMI Family Support Group

Support for all persons and families with a loved one dealing with mental illness.

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