Government + Politics

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...

Business Council bullish on ’20 but seeks lawmakers’ help

As Iowa lawmakers prepare to gavel in Jan. 13 for a legislative session that leaders say is likely to include talk of tax cuts...

Veterinary board won’t initiate probe of zoo vet Judge said animals...

The Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine will not initiate its own investigation into the veterinarian who worked for the recently shuttered Cricket Hollow Zoo...

Lawmakers will reconsider medical marijuana expansion Governor vetoed increase in THC...

Iowa leaders have committed to re-examining the state’s medical marijuana program after a measure to expand it was vetoed by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds...

Lawmakers assess business groups’ agendas Tax reform, workforce development lead business...

Iowa’s business groups are largely in agreement on what they think lawmakers should do for commerce in the session that starts Jan. 13. They are...

GOP leaders: Legislative hearings into Glenwood allegations should wait Speaker-select...

Despite the deaths and allegations of human experimentation reported at Glenwood Resource Center, Iowa Republican legislators said Tuesday there are no plans yet to...

Will Iowa outsource its protection of the elderly?   Iowa now ranks...

State law requires Iowa’s regional ombudsmen to “visit” care facilities — even when there’s no specific complaint to investigate — and, while there, to “observe daily routines, meals and activities.”

Cory Booker said he’s poised to surge in Iowa. But DNC...

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says his campaign in Iowa has built the momentum it needs to have a surge in support before the...
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