IA-Gov: Road ends for Ron Corbett

Ron Corbett ended his Republican campaign for governor this morning after a Polk County District Court rejected his effort to…

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The trouble with sales tax (It’s not just the internet)

As the Iowa legislature considers extending sales tax to internet purchases and some other goods and services that are now…

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Memo to Iowa governments: You can’t censor critics

A federal court has put Iowa’s governments on notice: officials cannot restrict free speech by suing or threatening to sue…

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Memo to Iowa governments: You can’t censor critics

A federal court has put Iowa’s governments on notice: officials cannot restrict free speech by suing or threatening to sue…

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Doug Gross used Des Moines Register to lobby for his law firm’s client

Longtime Republican power-broker Doug Gross published two Des Moines Register guest columns within a three-month period criticizing a planned Polk…

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Senate GOP’s budget cuts could close more than 30 county courthouses

More than 30 county courthouses could close if the Iowa legislature enacts Senate Republicans’ plan to cut more than $4.8…

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Governor’s mid-year cuts hit human services, higher education, public safety

The Department of Human Services, state universities, and Department of Corrections would have to absorb large mid-year spending cuts under…

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Weekend open thread: Accountability

Senator Chuck Grassley hit a new low last week in running interference for the White House on the Trump/Russia investigation.…

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Iowa Supreme Court must reverse “extraordinary” censorship order

Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins has ordered the Des Moines Register not to publish any material from court records…

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Kent Sorenson’s prison sentence will stand

A panel of judges on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously found that U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pratt…

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