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Bill that would block cities from banning pet stores is headed...

Legislation that would ban cities from limiting the operation of pet stores and other animal-related businesses is headed to the Iowa Senate floor for...

West Des Moines seeks $30M in state aid for Valley West...

West Des Moines will ask the state for $30 million in aid for a $278 million overhaul of Valley West Mall, the city said...

House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and farming

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather...

Iowa lawmakers trade barbs over affordable housing legislation

Iowa cities could not ban housing discrimination based on a tenant's use of federal housing vouchers under legislation advanced by a House committee Thursday. House...

Senate panels support liability shield for gun industry but not trucking...

Two bills aimed at shielding certain industries from liability for injuries or deaths caused by their products or employees met different fates in the...

Senate panel advances latest bill banning traffic cameras

Iowa Sen. Brad Zaun’s latest attempt to ban most traffic cameras advanced Thursday, but not before the Urbandale Republican got an earful from two...

Reynolds: Iowans are concerned about election integrity and ‘censorship’

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday that Iowans are concerned "what happened" in the 2020 elections and about "censorship" imposed by private tech companies. Earlier...

A major election bill passed the Legislature. What does that mean...

A sweeping election bill that shrinks Iowa’s absentee voting window and introduces new penalties for election misconduct is headed to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ desk. The...

Hearing sees bipartisan consensus that electric vehicles will replace fossil-fuel burners

WASHINGTON — Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities...

Chapman: ‘Shameful’ censorship by tech giants should ban them from contracts,...

Legislation that would ban state and local government contracts or aid for tech companies that censor online content could endanger economic development and disrupt...
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