State Of Iowa Proposes Bill To Classify NCAA Athletes As Employees

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Iowa's athletics budget benefited to the tune of roughly $40 million thanks to football games that were able to be played in the 2020 season curtailed by COVID-19. Fans returned in 2021, which should help FY2022 budget figures. 211113 Minn Iowa Fb Extra 001 Jpg

The State of Iowa proposed a bill to reclassify NCAA athletes as employees. Rep. Bruce Hunter wrote the bill, which if passed, would apply to Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa, Iowa’s three public institutions.

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