Gov. Kim Reynolds’s statements on Fox News were focused on how quickly Iowa’s agricultural production returned to normal after the COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants. But is she glossing over impact on workers?
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The state senator claimed: “In Iowa, net overall migration in 2020 was negative. We lost 2,348 folks who left this state. We rank 45th among states in ethnic diversity.”
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