Government + Politics

Iowa Legislature 2020: IWILL or IWON’T? Republican leaders agree on...

IWILL or IWON’T?  That’s a dilemma for Iowa Republican legislators as they open their new session in an election year that could challenge their...

Panel lets dust gather on cremation rule

Melissa Bird of the Iowa Department of Public Health walked into a state meeting Friday with a proposed rule that navigated the apparently touchy...

Don’t let special interests hijack natural resources fund

I have lived and worked on a small Sac County farm for the past 41 years. During our time on the farm, my family...

What’s Gov. Kim Reynolds got to worry about? In Iowa Capital...

Gov. Kim Reynolds doesn’t seem to have a lot of worries these days.  She’s starting the second legislative session of her four-year term.  Her...

Pete Buttigieg on wine caves and white privilege ‘I’d say the...

“I went and looked up the house I lived in as a little kid, just to see what it’s going on the market for now.  I think it’s 60,000 bucks,” Buttigieg said.

U.S. House votes to check Trump on military action against Iran...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday on a resolution to curtail President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran without first...

Judge, two attorneys are finalists for Iowa Supreme Court Well-known lawyer...

The State Judicial Nominating Commission on Thursday narrowed the pool of Iowa Supreme Court Justice applicants down to three and now it’s up to...

Auditor says Iowa can’t measure Medicaid success due to bad data...

Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand issued a stinging indictment of Iowa’s privatized Medicaid system Thursday, saying his office has been unable to collect...

Environmentalists: DNR failing to protect public

Iowa environmentalists charge that the state government is directly threatening the health of swimmers and other recreationalists by failing to adequately inform the public...

Interviews for Supreme Court justice applicants to begin New process under...

The State Judicial Nominating Commission is preparing to interview applicants and help select who will be the next justice on the Iowa Supreme Court...
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