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8 hrs ago | Washington Times
A split Iowa Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday that allows a Des Moines man to run for state Senate and affirms that second-offense drunken driving is not an infamous crime as defined by the Iowa Constitution.
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12 hrs ago | KCRG
A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.
16 hrs ago | WHO-TV
Two of the three Eldora State Training School students who escaped last week have been caught but one is still on the loose.
20 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines
The secretary of the Iowa Senate has denied an open records request for emails concerning the ongoing controversy about settlement agreements involving fired state employees.
Lawmakers filing House Resolution 126 say it would allow the committee to call witnesses, administer oaths and issue subpoenas.
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Lawmakers have been unable to change a state law on postmarked absentee ballots that may accidentally void some valid ballots.
In this April 9, 2014 file photo, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks to reporters outside his formal office at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.
On four different occasions in recent years, we've published editorials calling for the legalization of medical marijuana.
DES MOINES, Iowa - State workers can wear pins that reflect unfavorably on Iowa's governor, an administrative law judge has ruled.
The conviction of a former Bloomfield basketball coach who had sex with a 16-year-old girl on his team was thrown out Friday by the Iowa Supreme Court in a ruling that says coaches without teaching licenses are not school employees under the law and can't be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee.
The president of Iowa's largest public employees union says the state's list of banned former workers is filled with mistakes and shouldn't have been released.
A search is underway near Eldora, for three students at the State Training School, who left the property last night.
Governor Branstad's abrupt decision to close the Iowa Juvenile Home created a number of problems.
New policy measures cannot be raised late in the legislative session unless leaders in the House or Senate bring them up.