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Tama County Casino Update: Commission asks tough questions to protect the integrity of Gaming in Iowa

One thing was apparent at the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission hearing today in Johnston, Iowa: opening a casino is not the same as opening a downtown fabric store. This was clear as the Commission listened to hundreds of individuals voice their opinions in 3 minute sound bites over 4.5 hours. Opinions both for and against four […]

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Great Places Update: $2M appropriated

Thank you to the Iowa Legislators for appropriating $2M towards Iowa Great Places for the next fiscal year. In order to gain access to the funds, Iowa Attorney General’s grant agreement outlines a legal need for increased governmental collaboration (an economic principle also critical in rural Iowa long-term capacity building.) For Tama County that means that […]

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