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IOWA IDEAS 2019
OCTOBER 3-4 CEDAR RAPIDS

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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Iowa Ideas

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...

As school choice movement grows, so does debate over cost

Cassie Mitvalsky never thought she would enroll one of her children in private school....

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Announcing: new tracks for Iowa Ideas 2018

We are looking forward to new opportunities, new challenges and new conversations in 2018. With this in mind, we are making a...

$200 million Apple deal debated during Iowa Ideas panel

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Chamber Alliance's chief executive on Thursday defended the use of $200 million in financial incentiv...

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