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Iowa AG announces more help with coronavirus stimulus debit cards

The Iowa Attorney General’s office said Tuesday that after discussions with the U.S. Treasury Department, the federal agency has resolved several problems with the...

Buena Vista County’s COVID-19 spike among highest in state

Storm Lake now has more COVID-19 cases than the state’s other previous hot spots, based on population.  Iowa Department of Public Health data show that...

Iowa Democrats call on Legislature to pass policies addressing racism

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct Sen. Janet Petersen's title. She is Senate minority leader. As protesters across the nation and in...

Pandemic strains emergency responders with more disasters on horizon

Federal officials have more money than ever to respond to disasters, but some worry their focus on the pandemic could hamstring efforts to recover...

Insurers deny claims from businesses forced to close by pandemic

Does COVID-19’s impact on air quality and surface contamination constitute “physical damage” of a business? That’s one of the central questions judges and juries may...

State revenue estimates drop by $510 million

When lawmakers return to Des Moines next week, they will face reduced state revenue estimates of about $510 million over the next 13 months. The...

New program helps Iowans at risk of eviction or foreclosure due...

Iowa Finance Authority announced a new program Friday aimed at helping Iowans at risk of losing their homes. Iowans can apply online for relief through...

Axne reports IRS will waive replacement fees for coronavirus stimulus cards

Taxpayers who lost or threw away a pre-paid debit card containing their federal coronavirus relief payment won't have to pay a replacement fee, U.S....

Hogg calls Polk County ‘a coronavirus hotbed’ and questions timing of...

When the Iowa Legislature reconvenes on June 3, Sen. Rob Hogg might be spending much of the day in his car. Hogg, a Cedar Rapids...

Reynolds: COVID-19 impact on farmers, producers has been ‘devastating’

Iowa’s meatpacking plants are operating at only 80 percent of capacity and livestock producers are facing the “emotional” prospect of euthanizing animals, Gov. Kim...
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