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Friday, July 1st, 2022


A new law taking effect shortens the time laid off workers in Iowa can receive unemployment assistance. The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed a long-standing precedent that allowed landowners to sue for damages when a neighboring hog farm causes water pollution or odor problems. Plus, the year-old American Rescue Plan included four billion dollars worth of debt relief for farmers of color and those farmers are still waiting.

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Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.