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Iowa renewable fuel lobby blasts Trump’s plan to appeal court case

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association on Friday blasted President Trump over reports that he plans to appeal the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision...

Coronavirus threatens to upheave world economy

The novel coronavirus outbreak across the world shook stock markets last week, with the United States seeing the worst stretch on a percentage basis...

Feds slash penalty for Perry nursing home; state admits error in...

Federal officials have agreed to dramatically reduce the fines imposed against the Dallas County nursing home accused of hiring unlicensed caregivers and contributing to...

DNC chair: We’ll be ‘talking about’ eliminating caucuses

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Friday that his organization will continue to discuss ways to minimize problems during the presidential nominating process. The...

McCoy: ‘Something drastic’ is needed on mental-health funding

With the fate of the governor’s tax proposal still up in the air, Polk County Health Services is unsure whether, or how, it will...

Democrats tear into DeVos over plan to slash education spending

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats tore into the Trump administration’s annual budget request for the Department of Education at a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. The...

Newly approved drug offers hope, but my fight continues

I am battling a rare and painful neurological disorder, but thanks to a new FDA-approved drug, I now have hope. My fight, however, is far from over. My name...

School funding still unclear after legislators miss self-imposed deadline

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Iowa Legislature missed a deadline requiring it to pass a budget for school funding, and lawmakers say...

Troubled nursing home says it will ‘take time’ to correct problems

The managers of a Dallas County nursing home accused of contributing to resident injuries, sexual abuse and a death, say they are trying to...

Legislation on nursing home oversight fails to win support

Legislation that would force Iowa’s long-term care ombudsman to play a more active role in protecting Iowa’s elderly appears to be dead for the...
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