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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 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.

Iowa ranked No. 45 in 2019 business climate index

Iowa finished at No. 45 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Cedar Rapids area has 46th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Cedar Rapids area was nearly 2,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 181-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Ross College-Quad Cities, Iowa Western Community College and Capri College-Davenport enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Iowa posts 18th highest drop in food stamps participants

Iowa ranked No. 18 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Iowa on track to tax online sales

Iowa is compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: University of Iowa athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Iowa sports programs brought in $183,763 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Iowa that year, according to an Iowa Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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

Ross College-Quad Cities, Iowa Western Community College and Capri College-Davenport enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Iowa schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Iowa posted highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Iowa ranked No. 1 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Iowa posted 5th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Iowa ranked No. 5 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in Iowa

Drake University, Upper Iowa University and William Penn University top the list of highest grossing women's college golf programs in Iowa in 2016

Iowa gets ‘B’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Iowa ranked No. 10 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Iowa ranked No. 43 in average charitable giving

Iowa residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,818 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

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