The ratio of college graduates produced in Iowa, to those living in Iowa is worse than all six of the state’s border neighbors, the analysis shows.
Articles Tagged: Census
Federal Government Sep. 18, 2022 1:50 pm68d ago
Some census takers who falsified information during the 2020 count didn't have their work redone fully, weren't fired in a timely manner and in some cases even received bonuses, according to the U.S. Commerce Department's watchdog group.
By Lyle Muller - IowaWatch
News Oct. 8, 2021 7:00 am414d ago
While local incentives can lure businesses to small towns, they are no guarantee alone that the town can be vital or attract visitors, according to a four-month IowaWatch investigation of towns with fewer than 5,000 people.
By James Q. Lynch, Erin Murphy and Rod Boshart - Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
State Government Oct. 5, 2021 4:17 pm416d ago
Iowa Senate Republicans all voted to reject the first set of proposed maps that would redraw statehouse and Congressional boundaries for the next 10 years. All Senate Democrats voted to approve the maps.
No current members of the U.S. House are thrown into a district with another incumbent. However, Ashley Hinson and Marianette Miller-Meeks would be in unfamiliar territory. Their would-be Democratic challengers — state Sen. Liz Mathis of Hiawatha and state Rep. Christina Bohannan of Iowa City — both would be in the new 1st District. Under the current map, Mathis is in the 1st and Bohannan in the 2nd.