Fiscal Topics

One-page to two-page summaries reviewing a selected state government issue or topic.
Title Archive Date
Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Rates 08/03/2021
FY 2020 State Gaming Revenues Show 08/03/2021
School Aid — Income Surtaxes Show 07/27/2021
School Aid — District Cost Per Pupil Differences Between School Districts Show 07/21/2021
School Aid — School District Reorganization Incentives Show 07/21/2021
Transportation Equity Program Show 07/21/2021
Iowa's Open Records Law 07/15/2021
School Aid — Additional Levy Components Show 07/15/2021
School Aid — Instructional Support Program Show 07/15/2021
Elevator Safety Fund Show 07/12/2021
Vertical Infrastructure Requirement Exemptions Show 07/08/2021
Iowa Gross State Product 07/06/2021
Senior Living Trust Fund Show 07/06/2021
Flood Mitigation Program and Sales Tax Funding Show 06/24/2021
Iowa's Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund Show 06/24/2021
Statutory Off-the-Top Allocations from the Road Use Tax Fund — FY 2020 Show 03/24/2021
January 2021 Major Maintenance List Show 02/22/2021
Liquor Control Trust Fund Show 01/25/2021
Contingent Individual Income Tax System Show 01/19/2021
FY 2020 Performance of Duty Expenditures Show 01/13/2021
Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) Show 01/07/2021
Transportation Investment Moves the Economy in the Twenty-First Century (TIME-21) Fund Show 01/07/2021
State Accounting Enterprise (DAS) Show 01/04/2021
Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) Show 12/30/2020
Tax Credit: Tuition and Textbook 12/30/2020
State Workers’ Compensation Program Show 12/23/2020
Tax Credit: School Tuition Organization 12/18/2020
General Services Enterprise (DAS) Show 12/07/2020
Human Resources Enterprise (DAS) Show 12/02/2020
Central Procurement and Fleet Services Enterprise (DAS) Show 12/01/2020
Customer Council — Department of Administrative Services Show 12/01/2020
Tax Credit: Biodiesel Blended Fuel Tax Credit Show 12/01/2020
Tax Credit: E-15 Plus Gasoline Promotion Tax Credit Show 12/01/2020
Tax Credit: E-85 Gasoline Promotion Tax Credit Show 12/01/2020
Tax Credit: Ethanol Promotion Tax Credit Show 12/01/2020
Iowa Skilled Worker and Job Creation Fund Show 11/19/2020
Tax Credit: Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credit Show 11/19/2020
Tax Credit: Geothermal Tax Credit Show 11/19/2020
Tax Credit: Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit 11/19/2020
Technology Reinvestment Fund Show 11/19/2020
Tax Credit: Biodiesel Production Credit Show 11/17/2020
Tax Credit: Charitable Conservation Contribution Tax Credit Show 11/17/2020
Tax Credit: Wind Energy Production Tax Credit Show 11/16/2020
Tax Credit: Renewable Energy Tax Credit Show 11/13/2020
Tax Credit: Solar Energy System Tax Credit Show 11/13/2020
Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy Program 11/10/2020
Judicial Retirement System Show 11/03/2020
Peace Officers’ Retirement, Accident, and Disability System Show 11/02/2020
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Division — Single Grant Program 10/27/2020
Iowa State Parks 2020 10/08/2020
Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System (411) Show 10/08/2020
Public Safety Survivor Benefits Fund Show 10/08/2020
Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Show 09/11/2020
Teacher Licensure and Alternative Pathways Show 09/11/2020
Sex Offender Registry Show 09/08/2020
Housing Trust Fund Real Estate Transfer Tax 08/21/2020
Housing Trust Fund Real Estate Trust Accounts Interest 08/21/2020
Shelter Assistance Fund 08/21/2020
Community College Property Tax Revenue Show 08/19/2020
Community Colleges — State Funding Show 08/19/2020
Board of Regents — State Funding Show 08/18/2020
Community College Revenue by Source Show 08/18/2020
Criminal Fine Revenue and Surcharge Distribution Show 08/18/2020
Des Moines Public Schools Virtual Campus Offers Online Learning 08/18/2020
Judicial and Magistrate Commissions 08/18/2020
Flood Mitigation Program and Sales Tax Funding 05/07/2020
Tax Credit: Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit 01/08/2020
Bureau of Professional Licensure Budget 01/02/2020
Office of State Medical Examiner Budget 01/02/2020
School Aid — Income Surtaxes 01/02/2020
Tax Credit: Administrative Tax Credits 12/20/2019
Tax Credit: Taxpayers Trust Fund Tax Credit Show 11/26/2019
Judicial Retirement System 11/05/2019
Board of Medicine Budget 10/25/2019
Board of Nursing Budget 10/25/2019
Board of Pharmacy Budget 10/25/2019
Dental Board Budget 10/25/2019
Special Employment Security Contingency Fund 10/24/2019
Income Tax Credits — Fiscal Impact Background Show 10/22/2019
County Endowment Fund 10/18/2019
Demonstration Fund 10/18/2019
Innovation and Commercialization Development Fund 10/18/2019
HIPIOWA — State High-Risk Health Insurance Pool 09/27/2019
Individualized Education Programs 08/02/2019
Career and Technical Education 07/22/2019
Groundwater Protection Fund Show 07/10/2019
State Aviation Fund 07/09/2019
Board of Regents — State Funding Show 07/02/2019
Judgeships Show 07/02/2019
Special License Plates Show 07/02/2019
State Procurement Policy Overview 01/23/2019
Tax Credit: Accelerated Career Education Program (ACE) (260G) 10/08/2018
Tax Credit: Endow Iowa Tax Credit 10/08/2018
Iowa's Gross Domestic Product 06/12/2018
Educational Services for Deaf and Blind Students 01/04/2018
Boiler Safety Fund 11/07/2017
Iowa's Labor Force Participation Rate 11/07/2017
24-7 Sobriety Programs 10/11/2017
Senate File 257 — Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax Update 09/25/2017
Tax Credit: Farm to Food Donation 02/03/2017
Tax Credit: Historic Preservation and Cultural and Entertainment District 02/02/2017
Environment First Fund 01/31/2017
Tax Credit: Early Childhood Development Tax Credit 12/28/2016
Public Broadcasting Service Membership Dues 12/08/2016
Forestry Management and Enhancement Fund 11/21/2016
Livestock Remediation Fund 11/21/2016
Watershed Improvement Review Program 11/21/2016
Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund 11/20/2016
Bluffland Protection Fund 11/20/2016
Brucellosis and Tuberculosis Eradication Fund 11/20/2016
Commercial Establishment Fund 11/20/2016
Grain Indemnity Fund 11/20/2016
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Program 11/20/2016
Soil Conservation Revolving Loan Fund 11/20/2016
Toledo Juvenile Home 11/20/2016
Tuition Refund Fund 11/20/2016
Waste Volume Reduction and Recycling Fund 11/20/2016
Human Trafficking Enforcement Fund 11/03/2016
Human Trafficking Victim Fund 11/03/2016
Department of Corrections Prison Canteen Funds 10/21/2016
Road Use Tax Fund Distribution Show 09/22/2016
Veterans Trust Fund 09/20/2016
Department of Corrections Prison Recycling Funds 09/07/2016
Department of Corrections Telephone Rebate Funds 09/06/2016
Tax Credit: Earned Income Tax Credit 08/31/2016
Tax Credit: Iowa Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit 08/31/2016
Tax Credit: Iowa Adoption Tax Credit 08/22/2016
Iowa's Open Records Law 12/09/2015
Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Rates 11/04/2015
Improving State Government Website 10/22/2015
State Appeal Board 10/07/2015
Department of Corrections Electronic Law Libraries 10/06/2015
Early Literacy Initiative 09/22/2015
Community-Based Corrections Residential Facilities 09/14/2015
Department of Corrections Training 08/27/2015
Crime Victim Compensation Program 08/26/2015
Iowa's Victim Information and Notification Everyday System 08/25/2015
Crime Victim Assistance Division 08/24/2015
Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Fund 08/05/2015
Iowa Prison System Funding, Staffing, and Population 07/23/2015
Iowa Prison Industries - Private Sector Employment Program 06/17/2015
Offender Management in the Iowa Prison System 06/17/2015
Offender Deaths in Custody 06/01/2015
History of Community-Based Corrections 04/08/2015
Costs and Uses of Electronic Monitoring 04/01/2015
National and State Corrections System Populations 03/05/2015
Community-Based Corrections Field Services 07/23/2014
Air Contaminant Source Fund 01/11/2014
Iowa Income Tax 01/10/2014
Marine Fuel Tax 01/09/2014
Tax Increment Financing - Sales Tax 11/20/2013
Resource Enhancement and Protection Fund 11/12/2013
Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Revenue 11/05/2013
Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program 11/05/2013
Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) 11/04/2013
Glossary of Actuarial Terms 10/23/2013
Department of Public Safety Academy 09/13/2013
Alcoholic Beverage Control 09/10/2013
Postsecondary School Registration in Iowa Show 09/09/2013
IPERS Retirement Dividend Payments 09/05/2013
Department of Public Safety - Temporary Incapacity for Peace Officers 08/27/2013
Jury Trials 08/14/2013
School District Cash Reserve Levy 08/14/2013
411 System Deferred Retirement Option Plan 07/26/2013
Department of Public Safety - Peace Officer Sick Leave Benefits 07/25/2013
Weight Enforcement Scale Replacement 12/14/2012
School Aid Formula Funding - Area Education Agencies 12/11/2012
HIPIOWA-FED Health Insurance Plan 10/29/2012
College Student Aid Commission - Administrative Costs of State-Funded Programs 10/05/2012
HIPIOWA - State High-Risk Health Insurance Pool 10/05/2012
State Recreational Trails Program 09/25/2012
Iowa Code Section 8.39 Appropriation Transfer Process 08/14/2012
School Finance - Allowable Growth Rates 08/14/2012
Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress 01/17/2012
Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund 01/11/2012
School Aid Formula Funding - Returning Dropout/Dropout Prevention Programs 12/09/2011
Budget Guarantee Phase-Out Show 10/07/2011
Iowa's Gross State Product 09/27/2011
Iowa Veterans Home 12/30/2010
Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) 12/17/2010
Shelter Care 11/10/2010
Workforce Development Training Programs 10/05/2010
Funding of the I-JOBS Initiative 09/30/2010
Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership 02/10/2010
Medicaid HCBS Waivers 11/05/2009
Social Services Emergency Disaster Relief Grant 10/29/2009
Across-the-Board Reductions 10/20/2009
Balancing the FY 2009 General Fund Budget 01/20/2009
School Finance - Property Tax Relief 01/20/2009
Statewide System for Vision Services 01/09/2009
School Finance Formula - State Categorical Roll-In 01/05/2009
Community Action Agencies 11/20/2008
National Board Certification of Iowa Teachers 09/23/2008
Methamphetamine 08/13/2008
Student Achievement and Teacher Quality Program 08/13/2008