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We Iowans need to think carefully about our spending priorities

May 4, 2014
Messenger News

Would it come as a surprise to you if I told you we as Iowans are spending more to house people in prisons than we are to educate people in our colleges and universities? Or that it costs more taxpayer dollars to keep a 20-year-old in prison in Iowa than it does to educate a 20-year-old at one of our state universities?



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