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Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

Yes, most workers can collect more in coronavirus unemployment than they...

Americans who lost their jobs because of the pandemic had been getting a $600 bump on top of state benefits in their weekly unemployment...

D.M. airport traffic rises, but may not fully recover for five...

The Des Moines airport got a bump in traffic over the Fourth of July holiday, but is still doing about one-third of its usual...

As federal jobless benefits expire, overwhelmed state systems often can’t fill...

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as politicians...

U.S. House passes package to rescue child care industry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s child care system from collapse under the weight of the...

Iowa State Foundation part of international ransomware attack

A contractor for the Iowa State University Foundation was the victim of an international ransomware attack that may have included people’s donation amounts, dates...

Durham: Converted box cars could help solve Iowa’s housing shortage

Iowa could convert train box cars into homes and crank out new houses with 3-D printers to address a shortage of affordable abodes, a...

Restaurant association calls for crackdown on COVID rule violators

Members of an Iowa association of restaurants and bars are pushing for added enforcement of COVID-related rules, including suspension of liquor licenses for violators.  “They...

The rent is coming due. Will Congress offer more relief as...

WASHINGTON — The nation’s political leaders return to the capital this week with their sights on a fifth — and perhaps final — round...

Iowa cattle growers ask Congress to address a beef over market...

Several members of Iowa’s congressional delegation want to rewrite the rules governing cattle sales in an effort to help Iowa farmers who fear big...
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