This is no way to run a democracy

The results of Iowas first-in-the-nation presidential caucus are not yet in. The Nevada caucus results are not clear two days after. It doesn’t really matter. Iowa’s tiny number of national...

Iowa lawmakers consider hearings on state institution’s ‘sexual arousal’ studies on residents

A key lowa lawmaker on Tuesday said legislators are considering oversight hearings after new revelations in an ongoing investigation into a “sexual arousal” study involving residents of a state-run...

Christensen named chief justice of Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Susan Christensen has been named chief justice of the state’s highest court, making her the second woman ever to serve in the position. Christensen succeeds former...
Aerial view of flooded Hamburg Iowa in 2019

Iowa’s congressional delegation braces for back-to-back flooding

WASHINGTON — Iowans have scarcely had time to recover from last year’s river flooding, which inundated towns from Hamburg to Davenport and points in between, but meteorologists are already...

Reynolds will have to fight GOP for sales tax plan

The centerpiece of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ 2020 legislative agenda — a water-quality and mental-health funding scheme and income tax cut driven by a 1-cent sales tax increase —...

Purina’s $140M expansion in Clinton leads projects receiving state aid

A $140 million expansion of Clinton's Nestlé Purina pet food plant headlined projects that received state aid in Iowa Friday. The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board on Friday approved two...

Alive or dead?  An update on Iowa legislation after the first funnel

This week marked a key committee deadline in the Iowa Legislature known as the “funnel.” Most policy bills needed approval by a committee in either the House or Senate to...

Iowa Democrats to start partial caucus recount

The Iowa Democratic Party’s weeks-long effort to complete its report of caucus results is entering what could be its final phase. The state party announced Friday that it had completed...

Governor vows to keep Invest in Iowa Act intact

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds plans to continue pushing for her Invest in Iowa Act rather than split it into pieces amid comments from key lawmakers that the combination of...

Iowa, please make it easier for college students to vote

As Vote Everywhere Ambassadors with The Andrew Goodman Foundation, we work regularly with students at Simpson College in Indianola to make the ballot more accessible. To live the legacy...

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