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).
Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Iowa ranked No. 19 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
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.
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).
Ethanol production is increasing and will likely produce record volume for 2018.
President Donald Trump's administration's aid to farmers suffering in its trade war with much of the rest of the world is a fine gesture but not the right one, a long time Des Moines farmer said this week as a farming coalition announced a campaign to call attention to the pain that war is causing.
Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.