Government + Politics

Casinos to lawmakers:  Reduce the role and cost of DCI enforcement

The casino industry is calling for the number of Division of Criminal Investigation agents assigned to casinos to be cut from about 60 agents...

LGBT advocates: GOP bill would strip rights from transgender Iowans...

Update: Iowa Rep. Steven Holt, R-Denison, tweeted Wednesday evening that he is not moving the gender identity bill forward. Holt is the chair of the...

Iowa lawmakers want improved CBD labeling, transparency as sales boom

As methamphetamine use grows in the state of Iowa, some state senators want to create more regulations on who is allowed to sell glass...

Feel wrongly graded because of politics? Some GOP senators want to...

Students who feel wrongly graded for an assignment by a college professor or a high school teacher because of the instructor’s political beliefs could...

Congress is talking about paid family leave. Will they do anything? 

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on expanding access to paid family leave.  But they disagree on how to do it.  U.S....

Bill would give teachers more protections if they physically restrain students...

Iowa teachers are not only overwhelmed by the amount of violence and disruptions they’re facing in classrooms by students, but they’re also afraid of...

Living ethics: Human condition v. human nature

When discussing political candidates, media often use (and sometimes confuse) the terms "human condition" and "human nature." No one bothers to define them. What, exactly,...

Let’s clarify the role of U.S. ambassadors We serve at the...

It is also disappointing when a presidential candidate equates the long standing practice of Presidents appointing private citizens as ambassadors as an example of government corruption

Vehicle scams top list of consumer complaints Iowa attorney general sees...

Vehicle issues top the list for consumer complaints filed by Iowa residents in 2019, according to the Iowa Attorney General’s Office. Complaints regarding the automotive...

Poll: Most Iowa women age 50-plus plan to caucus Health...

Women voters age 50-plus focused on health care
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