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IOWA IDEAS 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT
OCTOBER 15-16 - FREE ACCESS
Iowa Ideas
Iowa Ideas

To provide a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience

designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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CONFERENCE RECAP

Social media has made the Black Lives Matter movement undeniable, Iowa Ideas panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Technology has made it so the plight of Black Americans no longer can be ignored....

Time to act on disparities in Iowa's criminal justice system, Iowa Idea's panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Awareness of racial disparities and inequities in Iowa's criminal justice system is growing but change is slow...

Pandemic prompted jails, prisons to let inmates out. Should they be locked up again?

The push to release inmates to protect both free and incarcerated populations from COVID-19 raises questions about who we sen...

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Iowans urged to ‘get involved’ as caucuses near

CEDAR RAPIDS - With four months left until Iowa's first-in-the-nation Feb. 3 presidential caucuses, the state's political par...

How We Got Here: Iowa voting patterns

Iowans vote. In 2017, the Iowa Secretary of State's Office reported that 1,572,633 registered voters made their choice in per...

Iowa Ideas: In a #MeToo world, men, too, must be involved

CEDAR RAPIDS - In a society where sexual abuse and sexual harassment still are prevalent, we each have a lot of work to do, s...

Iowans' Ideas: 5 things we need to fix

As Iowans, we tend to believe life is good. After all, we live in a state with safe communities, solid schools and an afforda...

Has TIF been successful for economic development in Iowa?

For years, Coralville was Iowa's bad boy for its aggressive use of TIF - tax increment financing. Soon we could find out if C...

Should college sports share the wealth?

There long has been a separation between the playing field and the classroom when it comes to revenue generated by college sp...

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