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Promoting smart investments in the Hawkeye State

Despite passing a bipartisan budget in 2016, the forecast in Iowa is more troubling: Rising healthcare costs and a faltering education system jeopardizes Iowa’s economic stability. Our business and military leaders are encouraging Iowa lawmakers to address problems early so that they don't become costlier problems later on. Our members rely on research that connects childhood health and education to their ability to make contributions to Iowa’s workforce, and the U.S. military.


September 12, 2016

2016 Citizen-Readiness Index Infographic

New data indicates that too many young adults in the United States are unprepared for the workforce, unqualified for military service, or involved in crime.


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