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The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday unanimously approved a $65.4 million budget cut for the state universities for next year, citing revenue reductions due to coronavirus and declining state financial support.

Iowa workers filed 7,441 initial unemployment cases in the week ending July 25, down 15.5% from the adjusted total of 8,811 for the previous week, Iowa Workforce Development reported. 

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The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids will begin Tuesday to require passengers to wear face coverings in public areas of the airport terminal due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has launched the new Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program. The program will provide short-term relief to eligible small businesses and nonprofits that faced significant hardship in the payment of utility bills for service provide…

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a $100 million dip in road use taxes used for local governments from June to October this year, the Iowa Department of Transportation reported. 

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