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Op-ed: Our State’s Chance to Become ‘Opportunity Iowa’

by The Iowa City Press-Citizen   •  

Robert Ray, Opinion Reporter

When I was growing up, my parents told me this was the land of opportunity. They told me that if I worked hard, received a good education, and played by the rules, that I could be anything I wanted to be. My parents were right, and it worked for me and for many of you.

As I travel around our state – and certainly as I watch what’s going on in our nation’s capital – I’m confronted with a startling realization: this optimistic vision for a better tomorrow that my parents preached about may be vanishing.

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