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Governor Branstad issues disaster proclamation for four counties,...
Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Benton, Butler, Mahaska and Tama counties.
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DCA seeks input on arts, history, music needs
Cultural amenities like concerts, museums, public art and history are a big factor in a community's quality of life, according to organizers of a "community conversation" coming to Fort Dodge on Monday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Iowans feel mixed about food labels, survey finds
Iowans care about where their food is grown, whether it's organic, made with high-fructose syrup or without GMOs, a new survey from the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation shows.
Flags, plaques that adorned Iowa Juvenile Home to be returned
Approximately 90 plaques and American flags on display at the Iowa Juvenile Home will be returned to donors, according to the Iowa Department of Human Services.
Medicaid director resigns to take U. of Iowa job
The state Department of Human Services says Jennifer Vermeer's resignation will be effective Aug. 21. She is leaving to become the new assistant vice president of medical affairs with University of Iowa Health Care.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Iowa State University
New Research Progress Reports for ISU's Iowa Nutrient Research Center Available
Six-month progress reports now are available online for research projects funded through the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Riverside couple hopeful law will help daughter
She's endured 150-plus doctor visits and eight hospitalizations. Her nights are sleepless, often getting just a couple hours of rest.
Many education meetings reported for former Iowa Juvenile Home / Girls Training School students
"Nearly 200 meetings" have been held to form a plan for providing compensatory education to former Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls in Toledo The Waterloo Courier reported on Wednesday, June 25. The actual number of meetings was indeed close to that.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Iowa Department of Human Services is offering incentive programs for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan members with healthy behaviors.
Iowa Individual Assistance Grants
Grants of up to $5,000 for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and for the expense of temporary housing in relation to to storms that occurred starting June 13th are available for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level.
Chris Christie's Iowa trip includes three fundraisers, report says
Gov. Chris Christie will attend three fundraisers during his visit to Iowa on July 17. TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie's upcoming visit to a state eyed by aspiring presidential hopefuls will include three separate fundraisers, according to a report.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Palmer: No plans in place for Iowa Juvenile Home
"No plans" are in place for the 27-acre Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School for Girls campus in Toledo which was ordered closed on Jan. 15 by Gov. Terry Branstad and Department of Human Services Director Charles Palmer, it was learned last Wednesday, June 25. Palmer was here and spent about one-half hour meeting with Mayor Dave Svoboda, 2nd ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Gov. Terry Branstad says the fact that his campaign bought the rights to the website hatchvernon.com and parodies his opponent Democratic Sen. Jack Hatch and his running mate Monica Vernon is just politics.
New Iowa and Minnesota laws are in effect
KIMT News 3 - July 1st marks the beginning of a new fiscal year for Iowa and Minnesota.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Daily Policy Digest
McCarthy Rejects Gas Tax Hike
Newly elected House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy opposes the effort, spearheaded by Sens. Bob Corker and Chris Murphy , to boost federal gas taxes by 12 cents over the next two years, reports the Fiscal Times.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
New Iowa Laws Going into Effect on Tuesday
Dozens of new laws aimed at Iowa corn growers, gift card recipients, electronic cigarette retailers and others will go into effect on Tuesday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
An effort to make Webster County, along with several nearby counties, an attractive place for veterans to live and work is beginning.
US News & World Report
Bipartisan Export-Import Bank Debate Could Heat Up This Summer
The U.S. Export-Import Bank and its chairman Fred Hochberg could be at the center of a political battle this summer.
WHO-AM Des Moines
Hatch Launches Iowa Tour Focusing on Jobs
Democratic Candidate for Governor, Jack Hatch, along with running mate, Monica Vernon, plan to kick off a state-wide tour next week in In a press release, Hatch says the economy has created only 55,000 jobs, despite Branstad's claim he would create 200,000 by 2015.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Looks Stronger For 2016
Democratic hopeful Martin O'Malley may have ways to go to win in states like Iowa and New Hampshire but he demonstrated Tuesday that he still has his home state of Maryland locked down.