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Yes, most workers can collect more in coronavirus unemployment than they...

Americans who lost their jobs because of the pandemic had been getting a $600 bump on top of state benefits in their weekly unemployment...

Parts of nearly two dozen Iowa school districts exceed 15% positivity...

Nearly two dozen of Iowa’s 327 school districts include at least one county where more than 15% of coronavirus tests were positive over the...

Axne prods Congress to help teachers as worries spread over going...

Teachers were feeling stressed out even before the pandemic began, and their anxieties have exploded as lawmakers and school leaders debate whether to launch...

Nursing home outbreaks and infections continue to rise in Iowa

Another 605 Iowans were reported to be infected with coronavirus on Wednesday, and 12 Iowans were reported as having died of the virus. The number...

Reynolds: ‘Community context’ might outweigh COVID rates for schools

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday further narrowed the possibility that school districts might be allowed to hold 100% of classes online despite a high...

Axne: Legislation would prevent repeat of Hamburg levee controversy

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne told Iowans Wednesday that part of the House-approved Water Resources Development Act would overturn a federal rule that left Hamburg...

Republican senator presses reluctant GOP leadership for billions in state, local...

WASHINGTON – GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy is making a strong push to rescue ailing state and local governments in a fifth coronavirus relief bill —...

Iowa cities, counties, receive CARES Act funds to help with COVID-19

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced $125 million in federal dollars will be allocated to Iowa’s municipalities and counties to help them through the economic challenges...

Grassley voices support for mail-in balloting and additional nursing home funding

U.S. Sen Chuck Grassley said Tuesday Iowans who choose to mail in their ballots for the November election need not worry about fraud. In a...

Reynolds rebukes media for ‘scare tactics’ in reporting Iowa’s COVID data

Gov. Kim Reynolds, sharply rebuking reporters for “scare tactics,” sought Tuesday to shed a positive light on the state’s COVID-19 statistics. “We know that virus...
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