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Judge allows governor’s order delaying ‘nonessential’ abortions

A district court judge on Wednesday let stand the governor's emergency proclamation halting surgical abortions after the state clarified its intention is to delay...

PR firm sued for defamation in long-running court fight

An eight-year, million-dollar legal battle involving stolen seed corn, fraud and claims of racketeering and bribery has resulted in a new round of litigation...

Federal judge says state ‘tortures’ children at Eldora home

A federal judge issued a strongly worded rebuke to Iowa state officials Tuesday, saying they were “torturing” the youth housed at the Boys State...

Governor’s temporary abortion ban triggers lawsuit

The ACLU of Iowa, along with Planned Parenthood and the Emma Goldman Clinic, are suing Gov. Kim Reynolds and other state officials for blocking...

Lawsuit: Iowa’s biggest credit union is charging improper fees

Iowa’s largest credit union is facing a potential class-action lawsuit alleging it has collected millions of dollars in improper overdraft fees. The lawsuit, filed in...

Iowa’s prisons will accelerate release of approved inmates to mitigate COVID-19

From school districts to workplaces to restaurants, Iowans across the state are shutting their doors and keeping to themselves to mitigate the spread of...

GOP ‘tough on crime’ messaging misses the point of voting restoration

“If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime.” Republicans in the Iowa Statehouse have been channeling Robert Blake of the 1970s TV cop...

Which felons get to vote? Republicans and Democrats argue exemptions

To ultimately pass a constitutional amendment granting felons the automatic right to vote, Republican legislators argue lawmakers must first pass a bill that continues...

Three finalists named for Iowa Supreme Court vacancy

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

Does Iowa Senate’s animal abuse bill go far enough?

Activists fought for even tougher legislation against animal cruelty than the Iowa Senate passed this week, but they’re still celebrating the chamber’s approval of...
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