Ames Council Preview, February 13, 2018: Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget Wrap-Up

The Ames City Council budget wrap-up meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. The regular council meeting will immediately follow budget wrap-up.…

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Ames Chamber Lobbies Against Anti-Gay “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”

PaulAdamsPhotography/Flickr A week ago, the Ames Chamber of Commerce’s Statehouse lobbyist Drew Kamp declared the organization’s opposition to a bill…

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Ames Chamber Is Opposed to Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

SHARE Facebook Twitter Ames Chamber lobbyist Drew Kamp with Iowa State University lobbyist Kristin Failor at a January Chamber event.…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, February 2, 2018: Budget Overview for Recommended 2018-19 Fiscal Year

SHARE Facebook Twitter The budget overview Ames City Council meeting starts Friday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. The agenda includes:…

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First look at the Iowa Senate district 21 Democratic field

State Senator Matt McCoy announced yesterday that he will run for Polk County supervisor rather than for re-election to the…

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Republicans couldn’t find one person to testify for bad immigration bill

Republican State Representative Steve Holt has described a bill seeking to ban “sanctuary cities” in Iowa as a “common-sense issue…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, January 12, 2018: Saturday Goal-Setting Sessions

SHARE Facebook Twitter There are two special meetings of the Ames City Council coming up this Saturday, Jan. 13, and…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, January 9, 2018: Old Middle School, 3rd Reading of Rental Occupancy Limitation Ordinance

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 18: 415 Stanton Ave. contract rezoning agreement…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, December 19, 2017: The Return of Trinitas, Greekland Abatement, and Old Crawford

We’re back for another meeting, one week after the last one. This week is dominated by housing-related items, including a…

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Ames Chamber Members Have Given Over $25,000 to Steve King

Matt Converse, a 2017 member of the Ames Chamber of Commerce and donor to Congressman Steve King. Photo via LinkedIn…

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