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U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

Amid partisan clashes, lawmakers manage stunning moments of unity

The coronavirus legislative session of 2020 ended like a slow-moving train derailment, as legislators wrapped up the session with emotional, partisan debates over abortion...

Legislature pushes through abortion waiting period in overnight debate

Working through the night, the Iowa House and Senate approved a 24-hour waiting period for abortion, voting during what could prove to be the...

Reynolds signs police reform bill with no mention of felon voting...

As Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds sat outside and signed a historic police reform bill into law, chants of “Black Lives Matter” rang out on...

D.M. airport approves $140K settlement in age discrimination case

A Des Moines airport employee who was passed over for a promotion will collect a $140,000 settlement in an age discrimination case, the airport...

D.M. airport considers settlement in age discrimination case

Two veteran airport employees who accused Des Moines International Airport director Kevin Foley of age discrimination may be in line for a settlement with...

Des Moines Black Lives Matter brings demands, protests to Iowa Capitol

Chants of “Where is Kim?” and “No justice, no peace,” reverberated through the Iowa Capitol on Wednesday as dozens of Des Moines Black Lives...

George Floyd’s brother: ‘Make sure that he is more than another...

WASHINGTON — George Floyd's younger brother, Philonise Floyd, pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to ensure that his brother didn’t die in vain. “I...

Public needs to see for itself how police act

There’s a quiz today. How would the tragic death of George Floyd have been perceived if the encounter occurred on a deserted side street in...

Congressional Dems lay out expansive police reform plans

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats outlined their vision for sweeping police reforms on Capitol Hill Monday, following weeks of nationwide protests sparked by the death...
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