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Iowa Economic Scorecard

 

2014

 

 

 

August Issue -

Economic Development in Des Moines, Iowa

My Favorite Governor, After the 'Stache!

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Issue -

Rural Mainstreet Economy for April Strengthens: Regulations Sink Rural Home Lending

Why We Should Say “Yes” to a Culture of Marriage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February Issue -

How Much of Our Money Does State Government Really Need?

Making Budget Rules Work

Iowans Achieve Prosperity Through Private Property

 

 

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November Issue -

Why Obamacare Will Make America Less Productive

Why the Democrat Party Can't Embrace Public-Sector Union Reform

Millennials Still Lag in Forming Their Own Households

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, October 2012- Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August Issue -

The Size (and Price) of the Toy!

Red States Raid Blue States for Jobs: It’s a Texas Two-Step Versus an Illinois Slow Waltz

Why the White House Is Panicking About ObamaCare

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, June 2012- Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Issue -

Union Freedom For All

Ten Things You Should Know About Union Membership Numbers

States Can Fix the National Debt: Reforming Washington with the Compact for America Balanced Budget Amendment

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, March 2012- Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February Issue -

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall; Who's the "Fairest" of Them All?

The Federal Reserve Continues to Bail Out the Federal Government: Unmatched Debt Buying Supports Federal Overspending

A Golden Deutsche Mark Can Save the World

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, December 2011 - Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

 

 

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November Issue -

Iowa Farmland Continues Upward Trend

Canada's Fiscal Success Story

State Tax Revenue Continues to Grow

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, September 2011 - Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August Issue -

A Short History of Congress's Power to Tax

Health Contract with America

End of FY2012 Report

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, January 2011 - Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Issue -

What about Water Power?

Affirmative Action for Men?

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, January 2011 - Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

Question of the Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February Issue -

The United States Economic Freedom Rank 2012

Obama Kills Keystone While Defending Energy Record

Iowa Monthly State Revenue and Estimated Net Yearly Revenue (chart)

U.S. and Iowa Unemployment, January 2011 - Present (chart)

Consumer Confidence Index (chart)

Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change (chart)

Iowa Statewide Economic Indicators (chart)

Question of the Quarter

 

 

2011

 

 

November Issue -

Where Do We Stand?

More Iowa Economic Indicators, News, and Trends

   

August Issue -

China, Iowa Agriculture Exports, and "Stinky Tofu"

Growing Iowa's Global Partnerships

   

May Issue -

State Policy Makers Should Carefully Study and Heed Economic Indicator Data

Midwest Economy Index: Index shows Midwest economic growth picked up in February

   

February Issue -

Iowans are Worldwide Leaders

Farmland Values And Credit Conditions

 

2010

 

 

November Issue -

Take Advantage of Doughnuts, Improve Education and Save Money

Huge Tax Hikes Coming Unless Congress Acts

   

August Issue -

It's the Economy, Stupid

   

May Issue -

"Starve the Beast" - Discount Taxes and Increase Jobs by 18,000!

   

February Issue -

Everyone's in College, but Where?

 

2009

 

November Issue -

Read 'Em and Weep

   

August Issue -

10 Reasons Consumer-Driven Health Care Works

   

May Issue -

Where Has Our Power Gone?

Tea Parties - What's Next?

   

February Issue -

Who's the Boss?

Jose Maria Aznar to Speak at Global Warming Conference

 

2008

 

 

November Issue -

Partisanship Prevented Discussion of Looming Financial Crisis

Wall Street, Fascism, and the Death of Liberalism

   

August Issue -

The "Drill Nothing" Congress and Bubbling Crude

"The Greatest Story Never Told": Today's Economy in Perspective

   

May Issue -

The Power is Already in Your Hands, Have the Courage to Use It!

   

January Issue -

Buying a house is not the same as buying beef for dinner tonight

 

2007

 

October Issue -

A Prudent State Budget Requires Responsible Budgeting and No Gimmicks

   

July Issue -

Transparency in State Spending Encourages Limited Government

   

April Issue -

Why Capitalism is Important

   

January Issue -

Is Limited Government a Serious Idea or Just Flummery?

 

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