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PolicyWorks staffer Jessica Maldonado highlights the need for more civility in politics and the workplace in a recent guest editorial for the Des Moines Business Record's "Lift Iowa" publication. Here is an excerpt: Read more


Google unveiled a new mural at its data center in Iowa today as part of the Data Center Mural Project, a partnership with local artists to bring a bit of the magic from inside data centers to the outside world. Google also announced a $50,000 grant to the Council Bluffs Community School District (CBCSD) to support arts education. Read more


A talented student in Bettendorf, IA could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google is announcing the 53 state and territory winners in its ninth annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo inspired by the theme “What I see for the future...” Read more


Iowa families are fighting for a bill they say would prevent patients from suffering through a little-known insurance policy called “step therapy.” Read more


State Representative Gary Worthan explains the need for more state troopers on the road to keep Iowa safe in a series of guest editorials around the state. Read more


Read this guest editorial in the Des Moines Register where Jay Byers, CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, explains how wind energy plays a vital role in attracting and retaining businesses in Iowa. Read more


Leaders of the government affairs firm PolicyWorks are no strangers to achieving the unexpected. In fact, the lobbying and public affairs professionals specialize at turning the tide of public opinion. Read more


PolicyWorks staffer Jessica Maldonado discusses leadership lessons from the Chicago Cubs in her latest column for the Des Moines Business Record's Lift IOWA publication. Read more


Governor Terry Branstad, alongside Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, declared August 16 as “Renewable Day” in Iowa at a press conference today. The press conference was part of “Renewable Day at the Iowa State Fair”... Read more


Team members from PolicyWorks attended the Greater Des Moines Partnership's annual trip to DC last week and... Read more


The Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 33 hosted the first annual welding event to... Read more


A recent guest editorial from Tim Dwight, President of the Iowa Solar Energy Trade Association, highlights... Read more


PolicyWorks staffer Jessica Maldonado shares tips and inspiration for women to pick up the golf clubs and get on the course this summer... Read more


The Fantasy Sports bill moving through the Iowa legislature allows Iowans to legally play Fantasy Sports and collect prizes... Read more


PolicyWorks' Public Affairs Manager Jessica Maldonado was recognized by the Des Moines Business Record in the.... Read more


Check out PolicyWorks team member Christopher Rants' latest column in the Des Moines Register about why polls are bad for democracy. Read more


Whether it’s securing safe routes to school for Iowa’s children, giving Iowans the freedom to play Fantasy Sports (a game of skill) like federal law allows, advocating for the importance of credit unions in the financial services marketplace, or protecting Iowa drivers from being hit by an uninsured motorist, we look forwarding to working with legislators on both sides of the aisle to pass meaningful, common sense legislation. Read more


PolicyWorks' staffer Jessica Maldonado pens an opinion editorial for the Des Moines Business Record Lift publication about explaining the meaning of "hope" to a toddler during the holidays. Read more


A new report released today reveals Iowa is relatively unprepared to face the significant and increasing risks posed by changing levels of extreme weather, including extreme heat, drought and inland flooding. Iowa received an overall C+ grade for States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card, the first-ever quantitative assessment of its kind prepared by the States at Risk Project, a collaboration of ICF International and Climate Central. Read more


Former Iowa House Speaker Christopher Rants, and his firm inSight Communications, is teaming up with PolicyWorks, a Des Moines-based government and public affairs firm. Read more

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