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ICYMI: What Happened to Our Public Money in 2016

By: Susie Petra The Iowa Economic Development Authority gave $24.3 million dollars of our money in “incentives” to the Prestage slaughterhouse in Eagle Grove. Yes, $24.3 Million, to an already profitable LLC. Keep in mind, industrial agriculture claims to be a $112 billion-dollar industry. Why are we using our public dollars to prop them up? That $24.3 million could have

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UPDATED: Event: “Where did our Money Go?”

Due to inclement weather this event has been rescheduled for Friday, February 23rd WHO: Dr. David Fisher, David Swenson and Michael Fitzgerald WHAT: “Where’d Our Money Go” – a public forum on the status of Iowa’s budget deficit and funding priorities WHEN: February 23,2018 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Collegiate Methodist Church, 2622 Lincoln Way, Ames IA Two of the state’s leading economists

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