Deborah Thornton currently consults as a public policy researcher, analyst, and writer under contract primarily with the Public Interest Institute, based in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The Public Interest Institute (PII) is a non-profit, non-partisan, free-market, limited-government think-tank. She is an accomplished writer having her articles appear in over 100 newspapers She was formerly the chairwoman for the Republican Party of Johnson County. She holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, and a BA degree from Indiana University with a double major in Political Science and Journalism.
Eastern Iowa Is Now Part of Chicago
Deborah Thornton: recent and proposed actions by the federal government make Eastern Iowa part of the “greater-Chicago area.”