• Community Reinvestment Act can boost energy efficiency, funding for low-income schools

    One in five Americans spends his or her days in our nation’s 140,000 K-12 schools. Those schools spend close to $8 billion a year on energy costs, the ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Skilled Iowa designation shows commitment to workforce, now and in the future

    This month leaders in Newton announced Newton and Jasper County have achieved Skilled Iowa Communities certification — an initiative that helps improv ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Keystone Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk

    Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative.It goes like this ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:54 am
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