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Trump EPA chief to Congress: Cut my funding

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s U.S. EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, wants Congress to make dramatic cuts in his agency's funding for the next fiscal...

U.S. House approves landmark bill making lynching a federal hate crime

WASHINGTON — Lynching is not considered a hate crime under federal law, but that’s expected to change soon. The U.S. House voted 410-4 on Wednesday to approve...

Garcia confirmed unanimously as DHS director

Kelly Garcia, appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds as director of the embattled Iowa Department of Human Services, was unanimously confirmed by the Iowa Senate...

‘May the Space Force be with you’

Iowa Rep. John Wills, R-Spirit Lake, uttered those fateful words while encouraging the Iowa House of Representatives to add the Coast Guard to the...

House oversight panel confirms Glenwood hearing

The Iowa House Government Oversight Committee on Wednesday officially confirmed a hearing will be held on the treatment of residents at a state institution...

Iowa governor signs school transportation bill

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday signed Senate File 2164, a bill intended to equalize what school districts pay for transportation. “This bill achieves the...

Owner of closed Atlantic recycling operation fined $150K

A former Atlantic vehicle parts recycler has been ordered to pay another $50,000 for environmental violations. District Court Judge Jeffrey Larson ruled that Jason Wright...

AG praises choice of ex-governor to review Purdue Pharma

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller praised Purdue Pharma’s choice of former Democratic Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as a company monitor. Miller, also a Democrat, sued...

NYT: World markets fall as coronavirus spreads

The New York Times reported that stock markets across the world fell early Monday as the deadly coronavirus continued to spread. By midday, markets...

Ernst, colleagues call for quick UK trade deal

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R- Ia., joined 17 fellow senators in a joint letter to U.S. trade representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer calling for a...
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