Government + Politics

Governor vows to keep Invest in Iowa Act intact

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds plans to continue pushing for her Invest in Iowa Act rather than split it into pieces amid comments from key...

Iowa, please make it easier for college students to vote

As Vote Everywhere Ambassadors with The Andrew Goodman Foundation, we work regularly with students at Simpson College in Indianola to make the ballot more...

Abortion waiting period fails to win OK as other bills advance

Republican state lawmakers are putting on hold their efforts to pass a bill requiring women to wait 72 hours for an abortion  and are...

Senate panel: More Iowans must work for public assistance

Iowans receiving public assistance with their groceries and health care would have to prove that they are working or volunteering at least 20 hours...

Mobile home resident protections hit legislative snag

Residents of mobile home parks from across Iowa came to the State Capitol Wednesday with stories of sudden rent increases, unexplained evictions, spikes in...

Reynolds flies drone, praises STEM progress

It’s not every day that you see Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds flying a drone through part of the Capitol rotunda.  But Wednesday, it surely made...

Conversion therapy is happening underground in Iowa, LGBT advocates say. Some...

When Peter Nunn was 14 years old, his parents found a men’s workout magazine he owned and came to their own conclusions about his...

Grassley not yet ready to call it a career

CEDAR FALLS – U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley says he’s not yet ready to decide whether his current term of office will be his last. “You’ll...

GOP senators try again on 72-hour abortion waiting period

Iowa Republicans are reintroducing a measure that would require pregnant women to wait 72 hours before undergoing an abortion, similar to a law that...

Iowa restaurants cited for outdated food and unsanitary conditions

The Iowa Department of Inspections has reported the following alleged violations that stem from recent restaurant inspections in the Des Moines area. The department...
Adjust Font Size