Iowa lawmakers grappling with affordable child care, housing

2 Jan 2024


As Iowa’s workforce continues to be limited across all industry sectors, state lawmakers will continue to focus on workforce strategies in 2024, including child care, affordable housing and funding for tax incentives to attract and retain companies providing high-quality, high-paying jobs.

Child care
Child welfare advocates in the state point to the high cost, impact and inaccessibility of child care for middle class families as a key focus for legislators to address in 2024.

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