Recently the Governmental Accounting Standards Board fundamentally changed the standards they apply to public employers that offer pension benefits. Perhaps you’ve heard about the upcoming changes in pension reporting but you’re not sure how it will affect you as an IPERS-covered employer. Read more »


You have seen many references to Iowa’s 35th in the nation ranking and $1,612 expenditure gap compared to the rest of the nation. Iowa’s education coalition is concerned about this because we know an adequate investment is necessary to improve outcomes and opportunities for our students. There are, however, so many ways to rank states and spending that we thought it was time to review some observations about educational investments in Iowa over time and compared to other states. Read more »