U.S.A. Vol.6 (Plains states: IA, MO, KS, NE, SD, ND)

Iowa
https://www.iowadatacenter.org/quickfacts
https://www.iowatreasurer.gov/the-treasurers-office/interactive-map/
https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/iowa-economy
https://www.iadg.com/iowa-advantages/target-industries/
https://www.bellevueheraldleader.com/news/coronavirus_updates/iowa-s-economy-more-resilient-to-coronavirus-than-most-states/article_476df0e6-737d-11ea-83ab-eb95a2303005.html
https://www.newsrepublican.com/news/20200307/iowa-business-council-report-identifies-areas-of-improvement-in-state8217s-economy
https://www.radioiowa.com/2020/02/03/creighton-survey-shows-improvements-for-iowa-economy/
https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/united-states-mexico-canada-agreement/what-they-are-saying/des-moines-register
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2017/07/02/why-iowas-low-unemployment-likely-hurting-its-economy/435356001/
https://www.doleta.gov/programs/2008reportsandplans/economic_analysis_reports/ia.pdf
https://advanceiowa.com/edo-partners
https://washingtoniowa.gov/economic-partners/wedg/
https://research.uiowa.edu/ui-contributes-6-billion-annually-iowa-economy-creates-1-30-jobs
https://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/iowa-state-university-ames-iowa-economy-economic-recovery-great-recession-employment-analysis-david-swenson-associate-scientist-economics-outreach-education-decade-recover-industries-urban-rural-bureau-of-economic-analysis-bureau-of-labor-statistics-data-national-average-plains-states-job-growth-rate-agriculture-sectors-ag-activity-manufacturing-factory-factories-workers-healthcare-social-services-finance-insurance-metropolitan-nonmetropolitan-counties-cities-des-moines-cedar-rapids-population-depopulation-opportunities-jobs-tables-micropolitan/article_598038f8-3d76-11ea-83a3-4b7e2d60bc90.html
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/2009/oct/161501.htm
https://iowaagriculture.gov/
https://farmpolicynews.illinois.edu/2017/12/iowa-farmland-values-corn-belt-economy-crossroads/
https://www.iowapork.org/news-from-the-iowa-pork-producers-association/iowa-pork-facts/
https://www.timesrepublican.com/opinion/our-view/2018/10/pork-industry-makes-huge-contribution-to-iowa-economy/
https://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/535061/Corn-still–fuels-Iowa-economy.html?nav=5001
http://www.biodieselmagazine.com/articles/2516944/biofuel-production-still-powers-iowa-economy-despite-tough-times
https://www.iowadnr.gov/portals/idnr/uploads/trustfund/econ_study.pdf?amp;tabid=632
https://www.thehawkeye.com/news/20200301/iowa-manufacturing-gets-some-good-news—but-trade-international-concerns-temper-optimism
https://www.traveliowa.com/industry-partners/grants/iowa-tourism-grants/
https://www.iowagaming.org/reinvesting_in_iowa/gaming_benefits.aspx
https://www.artsactionfund.org/sites/artsactionfund.org/files/2019-07/Why%20the%20Arts%20Matter%20in%20Iowa_1.pdf
https://www.weworkforhealth.org/in_our_states/iowa
https://m.nationalskillscoalition.org/resources/publications/file/NSC_Iowa_report-web.pdf
https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/districtMaps
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/31/iowas-political-geography/
https://www.thegazette.com/subject/podcast/on-iowa-politics-podcast
https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/gaming-appendix/on-iowa-politics-podcast
https://cookpolitical.com/analysis/national/national-politics/what-happened-iowa
https://politics.uchicago.edu/pages/the-iowa-project2020
https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/02/keep-politics-fun-save-the-iowa-caucuses/
https://blogforiowa.com/tag/iowa-politics/
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/1/31/21087017/iowa-democratic-caucus-primary-process
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/01/31/what-to-know-about-the-iowa-caucuses/
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/04/iowa-governor-kim-reynolds-rejects-faucis-stay-at-home-advice.html
https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/02/05/retail-politics-iowa-style/
http://publications.iowa.gov/135/1/history/7-1.html
http://www.iowapbs.org/iowapathways
https://medium.com/iowa-history/iowa-a-history-as-a-first-in-the-nation-state-a4bf7c911a58
https://library.drake.edu/iowa-history-and-culture/
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Iowa/_Topics/history/home.html
http://iowahistoryjournal.com/
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=Iowa

Missouri
https://meric.mo.gov/
https://www.stltoday.com/business/columns/david-nicklaus/missouri-s–year-economic-slump-shows-no-signs-of/article_518d58b4-4c5f-56dd-9e25-046b7f4cca4e.html
https://www.lindenwood.edu/files/resources/jansen–2018-p30f–the-state-of-the-missouri-econo.pdf
https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/most-recent-missouri-data/
https://showmeinstitute.org/blog/employment-jobs/missouri%E2%80%99s-economy-struggles-despite-low-unemployment-rate
https://themissouritimes.com/65553/governor-emphasizes-importance-of-tourism-to-missouris-economy/
https://www.mobudget.org/economiceconomic-security/
https://www.modot.org/economic-impact-public-ports-study
https://www.ewgateway.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/MoDOTFreightPlan.pdf
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/tags/series?t=mo%3Bstate%3Busa
https://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article61384462.html
https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/advocacy/MO_0.pdf
https://www.missourimanufacturers.org/advocacy.html
https://mydss.mo.gov/healthcare
https://familiesusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/MO-and-Medicaid-Expansion.pdf
https://agriculture.mo.gov/topcommodities.php
https://www.callawaybank.com/why-agriculture-is-essential-to-missouri/
https://www.communitybanking.org/~/media/files/communitybanking/session1_paper3_haslag.pdf
https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/news/news_releases/041116_news
https://sbj.net/stories/report-whats-the-fastest-growing-economy-in-missouri,67921
https://www.bls.gov/regions/mountain-plains/summary/blssummary_stlouis.pdf
https://edckc.com/
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2019/12/17/midwestern-region-economic-growth-comparison.html
https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.mo_kansascity_msa.htm
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2019/08/14/the-end-of-kansas-missouris-border-war-should-mark-a-new-chapter-for-both-states-economies/
https://www.stlmag.com/news/politics/The-Top-10-Missouri-Political-Blogs/
https://www.missourinet.com/2020/03/10/audio-political-scientist-on-presidential-primary-missouri-matters-this-time/
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/10/24/how-to-win-missouri-2018-senate-race-mccaskill-hawley-221776
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/missouri-gop-puts-political-fairness-bottom-redistricting-priorities-n1115396
https://www.kbia.org/post/commentary-two-views-near-future-missouri-politics#stream/0
https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/s_default/maps
https://libguides.mssu.edu/missourihistory
https://mochamber.com/about/history/
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/visit-play/stlouis-history.cfm
https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article156005209.html
https://www.jeffcityblog.com/itsallrighthere/historyofmissouristatecapitol
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=Missouri

Kansas
https://www.urban.org/policy-centers/cross-center-initiatives/state-and-local-finance-initiative/projects/state-fiscal-briefs/kansas
https://ksepc.org/indicators-of-the-kansas-economy/
https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/advocacy/KS_0.pdf
https://kansaseconomy.org/
https://realprosperityks.com/
http://www.kansaseda.com/Pages/default.aspx
https://www.manhattaned.org/
https://www.kmuw.org/term/kansas-economy
https://www.kcur.org/term/kansas-economy#stream/0
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/09/top-states-for-business-kansas.html
https://www.hdnews.net/news/20191211/state-seeks-to-fix-flatlined-kansas-economy
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/09/top-state-mover-kansas-rebounds-from-tax-cutting-disaster.html
https://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/real-lessons-kansas-experiment
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2018/07/16/how-state-tax-cuts-in-kansas-raised-municipalities-borrowing-costs/
https://www.kwch.com/content/news/wichita-economy-562884461.html
http://kswheat.com/
https://www.agmanager.info/land-leasing/land-buying-valuing/kansas-farm-economy-navigating-rough-waters
https://agtodayksu.libsyn.com/
https://www.kansascommerce.gov/2019/10/manufacturing-is-central-to-the-kansas-economy/
https://www.travelks.com/industry/research-and-reports/economic-impact/
https://www.ksturnpike.com/assets/uploads/content-files/Study_Summary_Factsheet_12.4.191.pdf
https://www.kha-net.org/CriticalIssues/EconomicImpact/
https://www.kansashealthmatters.org/
https://www.kancare.ks.gov/
https://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article237032679.html
https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/
https://www.cjonline.com/news/state-government
https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/kansas/
https://www.niskanencenter.org/report-from-suburban-kansas/
https://doleinstitute.org/
https://www.mainstreamcoalition.org/
https://www.hdnews.net/news/20191027/capitol-insider-podcast-kansans-calculate-politics-of-amendment-ending-population-tweak/1
https://territorialkansasonline.ku.edu/index.php?SCREEN=pol_govt
https://www.politico.com/2020-election/race-forecasts-and-predictions/kansas/
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-political-war-against-the-kansas-supreme-court
https://www.ksbar.org/page/ks_senate_map
https://kansasagreport.net/
https://kansassoybeans.org/association/policy/kaa/
https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/agriculture-in-kansas/14188
https://www.kansasmemory.org/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKXrjFT-ruc
https://www.washburn.edu/reference/cks/lists/sourcesaboutks.html
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=Kansas

Nebraska
https://nebraskalegislature.gov/about/blue-book.php
https://opportunity.nebraska.gov/why-nebraska/industries/
https://www.c2er.org/LEDWebinars/79-Redefining_Nebraskas_Economic_Regions/Presentation_-_Redefining_Nebraskas_Economic_Regions_-_Jodie_Meyer.pdf
https://www.kansascityfed.org/en/publications/research/ne/articles/2019/1q2019/nebraska-economy-strong-but-signs-of-slower-growth
http://cnedd.org/
https://www.platteinstitute.org/
https://www.neda1.org/
https://www.investnebraska.com/our-supporters
https://apnews.com/Nebraska
http://www.stateincentives.org/media/2015/outcomes/Nebraska_State_Specific_Report_-_June_2015.pdf
https://www.mercatus.org/publications/1-ranking-states-fiscal-condition-nebraska
https://www.urban.org/policy-centers/cross-center-initiatives/state-and-local-finance-initiative/projects/state-fiscal-briefs/nebraska
https://www.openskypolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CREC-report-Investing-for-Nebraskas-Future-Rebalancing-our-Economic-Development-Portfolio.pdf
https://www.ksnblocal4.com/content/news/Modest-growth-for-Nebraska-economy–566810631.html
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1003&context=cpar
https://journalstar.com/business/agriculture/report-nebraska-economy-to-grow-slowly-over-next-years/article_b3248f4c-e4b1-5c77-a0c8-210e9c61cb23.html
https://www.nebeef.org/raising-beef/state-national-facts
https://nda.nebraska.gov/facts.pdf
http://netnebraska.org/basic-page/television/beef-state-0
https://www.nefb.org/images/FEDeration/PDFs/NE-Agriculture-International-Trade.pdf
https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/fact-sheets/2015/april/unlocking-economic-opportunity-nebraska
https://wordpressua.uark.edu/food-fiber-forestry-impacts/nebraska/
https://nebraskacorn.gov/internally-linked-pages/livestock-production/
https://www.perishablenews.com/meatpoultry/amid-controversy-4-99-costco-chickens-translate-to-big-boost-for-nebraska-economy/
http://www.bionebraska.org/
http://www.creighton.edu/?id=55439
https://visitnebraska.com/nebraska-economic-impact-report-dashboard
https://www.washingtonpost.com/election-results/nebraska/
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/27/opinion/nebraskas-lonely-progressives.html
https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/nebraska-unicameral-ricketts-election/
https://www.omaha.com/news/kelly-nebraska-politics-not-as-simple-as-democrats-vs-republicans/article_735beb5e-3123-5bc4-bfac-94bc75bcf973.html
https://www.citylab.com/equity/2020/02/nebraska-affordable-housing-reform-single-family-home-zoning/605176/
https://newrepublic.com/article/153748/nebraska-flooding-austerity-climate-change
http://centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/the-electoral-college-maine-and-nebraskas-crucial-battleground-votes/
https://www.c-span.org/video/?458346-1/newsmakers-nebraska-governor-pete-ricketts
http://boldnebraska.org/nebraska-political-history/
https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/nebraska/
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/01/yes-lets-move-capital-nebraska-immediately/356737/
https://nebraskalegislature.gov/about/leg_map.php
https://visitnebraska.com/history
http://www.nebraskastudies.org/
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=Nebraska

South Dakota
https://www.infoplease.com/us/states/south-dakota
https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/trip-ideas/article/south-dakota-facts
https://www.southdakotadashboard.org/economy/economic-output-gdp
https://www.minneapolisfed.org/article/2018/south-dakota-economy-seeing-slower-growth-but-not-everywhere
https://bfm.sd.gov/econ/current.pdf
https://www.dakotaroots.com/why-south-dakota
https://sdvisit.com/
https://dlr.sd.gov/banking/meeting_documents/agenda_112618_sd_economy_presentation.pdf
http://research.newamericaneconomy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nae-sd-report.pdf
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/14/the-great-american-tax-haven-why-the-super-rich-love-south-dakota-trust-laws
https://globalbusiness.org/state/south-dakota
https://rapidcityjournal.com/community/northern-hills/south-dakota-s-economy-benefits-from-nafta/article_8270fd56-77dc-5571-aea5-65fb7260f91f.html
https://www.sdcorn.org/learn/economic-impact/
https://www.tsln.com/news/pork-industry-provides-boost-to-south-dakota-economy/
https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2019/07/26/agriculture-no1-south-dakota
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/beer-industry-contributes-925-million-annually-to-south-dakotas-economy-300854657.html
https://healthysd.gov/
https://dakotawarcollege.com/
https://www.argusleader.com/news/politics/
http://dakotafreepress.com/
https://www.aberdeennews.com/news/politics/
https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/state-and-regional/south-dakota/
https://listen.sdpb.org/term/dakota-political-junkies
https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/south-dakota/
https://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/24/in-south-dakota-only-the-farm-trumps-conservatism/
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1673&context=greatplainsquarterly
http://sdlegislature.gov/docs/studentspage/studentguide/StudentReferenceSeries1.pdf
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2014/08/30/quietly-booming
http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True
https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/trip-ideas/article/south-dakota-timeline
https://www.ducksters.com/geography/us_states/south_dakota_history.php
http://www.southdakota.com/history-heritage/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/south-dakota-history-and-heritage-178895819/
https://www.sdsmt.edu/About/University-History/
https://www.capjournal.com/news/feds-south-dakota-has-nation-s-top-growing-economy-nort-dakota-the-coldest/article_884a6d5e-e189-11e5-bc32-1326d8c7659a.html
https://time.com/4377423/dakota-north-south-history-two/
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=South+Dakota

North Dakota
https://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/industries-in-north-dakota-economy/2015/04/13/id/638158/
https://www.mercatus.org/system/files/jackson-north-dakota-mercatus-research-v1_3.pdf
https://www.commerce.nd.gov/uploads/0/governordalrympleslides.pdf
https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/state-item/north-dakota/
https://www.state.gov/states/north-dakota/
https://globaledge.msu.edu/states/north-dakota
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/north-dakota
https://s3.amazonaws.com/tourism-economics/craft/Case-Studies-Docs/NDConferenceTourismEconomics.pdf
https://www.grandforksherald.com/business/energy-and-mining/4834787-Leading-the-nation-in-economic-growth-for-the-decade-North-Dakota-saw-its-third-historic-boom
https://www.axios.com/america-surprise-economic-powerhouse-north-dakota–906a3709-1b46-431a-a592-45fc0c66b9df.html
https://www.aei.org/carpe-diem/some-amazing-facts-about-north-dakota-americas-economic-miracle-state/
https://www.nirsonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/factsheet_ND.pdf
https://www.legis.nd.gov/files/resource/committee-memorandum/ec071906appendixd.pdf
https://www.minneapolisfed.org/~/media/files/news_events/events/regional-econ-2017/north-dakota-oct-2017.pdf?la=en
https://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/06/us/06dakota.html
https://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/state/data/nd.html?
https://www.ndcompass.org/economy/
https://www.isc.hbs.edu/Documents/ced/states/State_Competitiveness—North_Dakota_v312.pdf
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/25/bravado-dread-denial-oil-price-collapse-hits-american-fracking-heartland/
https://www.ndoil.org/economic-output-in-north-dakota-from-oil-gas-remains-strong-despite-down-year/
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/north-dakota-regulators-approve-expanded-dakota-access-pipeline
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1391&context=greatplainsresearch
https://www.farmflavor.com/north-dakota-agriculture/
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/23096/files/aes57s.pdf
https://library.ndsu.edu/ir/bitstream/handle/10365/9625/farm_50_02_03.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/great-states-north-dakota-economy/video/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-soybeans/on-the-front-lines-trade-war-sinks-north-dakota-soybean-farmers-idUSKCN1VC0ZX
https://statesymbolsusa.org/symbol-official-item/north-dakota/state-food-agriculture-symbol/milk
https://www.nodakpharmacy.com/pdfs/journal06nov.pdf
https://www.impactdakota.com/mfgdata/
https://www.ndbom.org/
https://www.monetary.org/pdfs/key-articles/The-bank-of-north-dakota-a-model-for-mAss.pdf
https://ndus.edu/download/852/state-board-of-higher-education-reports/6083/economic-impact-of-the-north-dakota-university-system-fy-2017.pdf
https://www.willistonherald.com/news/state/gov-burgum-champions-north-dakotas-progress-potential-in-2020-state-of-the-state-address/article_32dfd5c8-43a2-11ea-a921-f34f9befda99.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-14142111
https://www.legis.nd.gov/districts/2013-2022
https://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/
https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/north-dakota
https://newrepublic.com/article/107863/north-dakota-capital-retail-politics
https://www.history.nd.gov/ndhistory/politicrealign.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RboNgyGX0ag
https://www.ndtourism.com/articles/north-dakota-facts
http://worldsolutions.work/?s=North+Dakota

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