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Legislation intended to ensure victims can report sexual assaults and other crimes involving state military personnel remains alive following a legislative panel's unanimous vote Thursday.
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Copyright 2014, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. A solid majority of Iowans oppose raising the state's gasoline tax, although support for the idea is slowly increasing, according to The Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll.
Ned Chiodo filed a challenge with the Iowa Secretary of State arguing that Tony Bisignano lost his right to vote and hold office because of his most recent drunken driving conviction in January.
Promoting a healthy Iowa is a stated priority of Gov. Terry Branstad. No doubt, since he has retaken office health and wellness have been near the top of the governor's agenda.
The state Department of Corrections said staff at the Iowa Medical Classification Center responded to a disruptive inmate Wednesday morning in the Health Services Department.
The mid-March foreboding proved prophetic for measures dealing with traffic-camera regulations, texting while driving, minimum wage increases, voting rights for convicted felons and abortion services delivered via telemedicine that failed to survive this week's self-imposed legislative "funnel" deadline.
An Iowa Medical and Classification Center inmate died of natural causes on Sunday.
"It was complete and utter disbelief," Maria La France said she was shocked when she heard the decision from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy.
Minors would no longer be able to buy or use e-cigarettes in Iowa under a bill approved by a legislative panel.
The state Department of Corrections says staff at the Iowa Medical Classification Center responded to a disruptive inmate Wednesday morning in the Health Services Department.
Braley, right, is running for Senate and leaving a wide-open race for Democrats in the 1st District.
On Tuesday, Iowa State Senator Amanda Ragan announced she was seeking office. In a press release, Ragan says she ran because she is passionate about community service.
Iowa lawmakers are continuing their efforts to fund an anti-bullying measure that would create an office to coordinate efforts and establish a grant program for schools across the state.
The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce will host the third and final installment of the Chamber's 2014 Legislative Breakfast Series at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Best Western Fairfield Inn.
In this undated file photo provided by the Iowa Department of Corrections is Nick Rhoades who was sentenced in 2009 in Iowa to 25 years in prison for failure to notify his sex partner he carried the HIV virus.