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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...

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...

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

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...

Judge: Lawyer ‘made up’ testimony and undermined landmark pollution case

Two of Iowa’s most well-known attorneys are embroiled in a bitter fight over legal fees and client poaching in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against one...

Bill would outlaw trespassing at food production facilities

People who trespass at a food production operation would be guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor under a bill approved by an Iowa legislative subcommittee...

Policy group: Reynolds’ plan shortchanges voters on conservation, recreation

Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds’ plan to clean Iowa's waterways and boost outdoor recreation would provide far less money for the work than voters envisioned,...

Iowa soybean farmers build their brand during trade mission to Bangladesh,...

Ask any brand about the importance of marketing, and they’ll promptly reply that understanding the needs and wants of the customer is the first...

Activists admit livestock confinement moratorium dead for this year

For all their sign-waving and news conference comments, environmentalists admitted this week they have virtually no chance of getting even a hearing on their...

Private proposal to sell billions of gallons of Iowa water may...

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued a notice that it intends to deny a permit application to withdraw water from Iowa’s Jordan...

Company wants to export Iowa water to thirsty western states Proposal...

A controversial Clayton County sand mining operation wants to ship water from two Jordan Aquifer wells on its property to undisclosed, drought-stricken western states...
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