Fred Kirschenmann Looks Beyond 2018 for Leopold Center’s Future

Fred Kirschenmann at a December fundraiser in Ames for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson, back left. Photo: Gavin Aronsen/Iowa Informer…

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Grassley Gets Help from Trump on Immigration, Burned by Sessions on Justice Reform

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr The Trump administration intervened twice this week with Chuck Grassley’s efforts to…

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More Eyebrow-Raising Proposals from Iowa Lawmakers

Dave Parker/Wikimedia Commons The other week, we took a look at some of the most extreme bills that had been…

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Weekly News Roundup: Grassley Releases Steele Letter, Top DOJ Official from Iowa to Step Down

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, swears in Rachel Brand as an associate attorney general in May 2017. Photo: Matthew…

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Iowa Actor Tom Arnold Tells Trump Playboy Mansion Story on Twitter

@TomArnold/Twitter Tom Arnold has been an outspoken critic of Donald Trump on Twitter, where on Saturday the Ottumwa-born actor and…

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Beth Wessel-Kroeschell Has Introduced a Bill to Re-Fund the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

On Tuesday morning, a grassroots coalition called Iowa Sustainable Agriculture met in Des Moines to call for new funding for…

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Supporters to Gather Tuesday Morning to Call for Re-Funded Leopold Center

SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] At 10 a.m. this morning at the Iowa Department of Administrative Services’ Wallace State Office…

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The Most Extreme Bills Proposed So Far in the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session

Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons As the Iowa Legislature enters its fourth full week in the second consecutive year of total…

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Weekly News Roundup: Gov Signs Water Quality Bill, Anti-Islam GOPer Forms Pro-Trump PAC

Iowa Public Radio Images/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Kim Reynolds Signs Water…

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UI Donor Steve Wynn Resigns As GOP Finance Chair Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

SHARE Facebook Twitter Casino mogul Steve Wynn. Photo: User1964/Wikimedia Commons Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn, who in 2013 pledged…

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