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Grassley supports stimulus package, but not ‘massive’ cash for states

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said Wednesday he supports a new federal stimulus package, but he balked on big-ticket aid to state and...

COVID-19 spike eases in Iowa despite thousands testing positive daily

The signs of coronavirus trouble continued to ease in Iowa Wednesday but thousands have tested positive daily as the governor urged caution and companies...

Iowa’s crisis hotline sees major increase in calls in 2020

Since the summer, Drew Martel said people are increasingly calling the state's crisis hotline, Your Life Iowa. Adults and teens are calling and texting counselors...

Iowa schools spent nearly $26 million on COVID-related costs but also...

Iowa school districts reported spending nearly $26 million on unexpected coronavirus-related expenses this last fiscal year, including new technology, personal protective equipment and additional...

CDC panel advises states to prioritize health care workers, nursing home...

WASHINGTON — Health care workers and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities would be the first people in the U.S. to...

Iowa COVID hospitalizations slow, deaths continue to mount

Iowa’s rate of new coronavirus-related hospitalizations has flattened, but the number of deaths related to COVID-19 has risen by 35% in two weeks, the...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and...

Reynolds ‘pleased’ with slower rate of infection, calls on Congress to...

Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday she is “pleased” by the latest statistics on COVID-19 infections, which she said indicate slow but steady signs of...

Iowa COVID-19 cases dip but remain high, daily deaths rise 37%

Iowa’s daily COVID-19 deaths continued to rise sharply as new positive tests dipped over the holiday weekend. The number of new cases per day has...

Bar owner files class-action lawsuit over Iowa’s COVID-19 limits on business...

A Dallas County tavern owner is seeking class-action status for a lawsuit that claims the governor’s pandemic-related restrictions on business activity are violating the...
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