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Metal detectors at Iowa libraries? Bill would require gun-free buildings to...

A new bill moving forward in the Iowa Legislature would loosen firearms restrictions in county courthouses and require local buildings that ban guns to...

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...

Reynolds names Oxley to Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday named veteran Cedar Rapids attorney Dana Oxley to the Iowa Supreme Court, filling a vacancy left by the...

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...

Bill aims to eliminate legal fees for accessing public documents

The Iowa Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent governmental agencies from charging citizens a fee to determine whether they’re entitled to see...

‘It’s a real loss for survivors.’ Domestic violence law stalled in...

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Violence Against Women Act was an issue that could transcend partisan politics on Capitol Hill.  Not anymore.  The landmark law —...

Trump impeachment trial gets personal

WASHINGTON — Even before opening arguments were made in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, things got testy.  U.S. House Democrats and...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announces new bureau aimed at mitigating classroom...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a new initiative Tuesday aimed at identifying and mitigating violence at schools, particularly as districts nationwide grapple with how...
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