The national debt currently is the highest it has been as a share of the economy since just after World War II, and it is rising rapidly. This high and rising debt is ultimately unsustainable, and could have severe adverse consequences, including slower income-growth, a weakened ability to respond to the next recession or emergency, a larger burden on future generations, and heightened risk of a fiscal crisis.

The national debt currently is the highest it has been as a share of the economy since just after World War II, and it is rising rapidly. This high and rising debt is ultimately unsustainable, and could have severe adverse consequences, including slower income growth, a weakened ability to respond to the next recession or emergency, a larger burden on future generations, and heightened risk of a fiscal crisis.

WASHINGTON DC (September 18, 2019) — While policymakers are struggling to produce a federal budget and address rising national debt, a new report shows that Americans are not afraid to make hard choices.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 18, 2019) — Iowa Workforce Development officials announced that the unemployment tax-rate table will remain unchanged for 2020. Tax-rates will be the second lowest allowed by law.

WASHINGTON DC (September 17, 2019) — In April, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) unveiled a plan for “universal free public college and cancellation of student loan debt.” The plan would eliminate tuition at public two-year and four-year colleges, expand and increase Pell

NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — The Corridor Business Journal announces its 2019 Forty Under 40 honorees. These annual awards recognize 40 leaders under the age of 40 who have made a significant impact in their organization, community or both early in their careers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 16, 2019) — As part of the ongoing efforts to urge Congress to pass the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), members of the Iowa Business Council (IBC) sent a letter to Iowa's Congressional Delegation detailing the importance of passing the agreement before the end of the year. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 12, 2019) — State Treasurer Michael L Fitzgerald is bringing his Great Iowa Treasure Hunt to <<County Name>> County in hopes of returning lost money to its rightful owner. "In <<county name>> County we have returned over <<returned amount>> through the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. Currently, we are still holding <<holding amount>> for people in <<county name>> County," Fitzgerald said.

LENEXA, KANSAS (September 10, 2019) — HyVee, a Des Moines-based supermarket chain, was recognized with three awards by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their achievements in protecting the environment through noteworthy refrigerant-management. HyVee received a “Superior Goal Achievement” award for voluntarily setting and achieving their challenging corporate goal for reducing refrigerant-emissions.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 10, 2019) — Hy-Vee’s most creative floral and cake designers from the Quad Cities area will compete Thursday in front of spectators at NorthPark Mall during the semifinal of Hy-Vee’s Extreme Cake and Floral Challenges. Winners will earn a trip to the finals of the companywide competition.

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