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  • 5-2-1-0 Childhood Health Campaign Expands

    The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Healthiest State Initiative and the United Way of Central Iowa today announced an expansion of the “5210 – Healthy Choices Count” campaign, which was launched last fall in Iowa. More...

  • Iowa DOC Pushes for New Inmate Program that Would also Impact Low-Income Housing

    The Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC) wants to start a new program that aims to keep inmates out of prison once they're released, while also increasing the amount of affordable housing across the state. More...

  • Marty Wymore, Region 6 Planning Commission, Recognized for Service as Officer on the Board

    ICOG's Chair, Kevin Blanshan, recognized Marty Wymore, Region 6 Planning Commission for his service as officer on the board. More...

  • IEDA Announces $9.6 Million Awarded to Rural Community Development and Housing Rehabilitation Projects.

    On Monday, IEDA announced $9.6 million awarded to rural community development and housing rehabilitation projects. Congrats to those COGs who were awarded and helping improve our rural infrastructure. More...

  • ICOG Member, Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission, Explores Using Prison Labor to Build Homes

    An Iowa agency wants to use inmates to eventually build at least 100 homes a year for low-income individuals around the state, an unusual idea within the expansive prison labor industry that has so far been stalled by a lack of support from lawmakers. More...

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Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.
Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.
Iowa Association of Councils of Governments 400 East Court Ave, Suite 126 Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 868-0133 staff@iarcog.com
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.