Iowans remember Donna Red Wing

Iowa progressives have been mourning the loss of a longtime advocate for justice and LGBTQ equality this week. Since Donna…

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Fewer last-minute retirements from Iowa legislature in 2018

Fewer Iowa legislators kept their retirement plans secret until the closing days of this year’s filing period. As a result,…

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Fewer last-minute retirements from Iowa legislature in 2018

Fewer Iowa legislators kept their retirement plans secret until the closing days of this year’s filing period. As a result,…

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Senate confirms Iowa DHS director with four votes to spare

The Iowa Senate confirmed Jerry Foxhoven as director of the Iowa Department of Human Services in an unusually close vote…

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Terrible Iowa Senate energy bill returns – Michael Breitbach edition

Matt Chapman reports on the lengthy Iowa Senate debate over a bill that is terrible on many levels. You can…

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Iowa Senate backs governor’s power to appoint new LG

The Iowa Senate has taken the first step toward preventing a repeat of last spring’s controversy over whether Kim Reynolds…

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Poll testing negative messages about Polk County candidate Matt McCoy

With the possible exception of Johnson County, nowhere in Iowa has seen more brutally hard-fought Democratic primaries than the south…

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What passes for a good day in the GOP-controlled Iowa legislature

Let’s start with the good news: • Two important bills for K-12 schools are headed to Governor Kim Reynolds’ desk.…

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Iowa GOP Plans to Cut Iowa’s Revenue by 1 Billion Dollars

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Iowa GOP Plans to Cut Iowa’s Revenue by 1 Billion Dollars

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