Reviving the Iowa Values Fund

Sunday, May 01, 2005

The Iowa Values Fund is the state's's centerpiece economic development project. In June, 2004 the state's highest court nullified the economic development fund. Since that time the governor and legislature had been trying to find a formula to revive the initiative.

Now there is some movement.

Last week, the House approved a 10 year funding plan for the Iowa Values Fund. The legislation commits the fund the state to spend the $50 million per year for 10 years on business incentives, university research, and community colleges. Read more.

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