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2 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Sodders to co-chair bipartisan review of medical cannabis oil legislation

State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center will co-chair a bipartisan legislative review of the effectiveness of a new Iowa legalizing the use of medical cannabis oil.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Iowa Government, Iowa, State Center, IA, US Governors

7 hrs ago | PolitiFact

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'There were 36 states where Republicans who ...

Two recent federal court cases, both about federal subsidies for health insurance, came within hours of each other this week, putting the future of the Affordable Care Act into question.


Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Idaho Government, Idaho, Iowa, US Governors

11 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

Poll Shows Governor's Race in Signle Digit

For the second time in as many weeks a poll is showing the race for governor in Iowa is currently a single digit affair.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Governors

15 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Iowa Counties Receive Federal Disaster Declaration

Gov. Terry Branstad says 26 counties Iowa counties will receive federal disaster support to deal with damage from severe weather in June.


Related Topix: US Governors, Weather

18 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Legislator, locals object to Gov. Christie's executive order on Common Core

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during fundraiser for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Davenport, Iowa.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Millburn, NJ

22 hrs ago |

Governor of Iowa is wrong on immigration

A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocumented children from Central America unwelcome in his state, "Meet the Press" highlighted one Iowa city's plan to welcome them.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Family, Kids, Rick Perry, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014


U.S. religious leaders embrace cause of migrant kids

After protesters shouting "Go Home" turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, "It was un-American; it was un-biblical; it was inhumane."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Governors, Iowa, Southern Baptist


Grassley Co-Sponsors Bill to Warn Gov.'s of Illegal Immigrants Entering State

Senator Charles Grassley says 139 children who illegally crossed into the U.S. have been relocated to Iowa.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa man convicted of marijuana crimes, in Portland for pot to treat cancer

A skycap pushed Benton Mackenzie's wheelchair through the crowd of travelers at Portland International Airport, some glad to escape Portland on a rainy summer day and others just happy to be back home.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Portland, OR, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, US Governors

Utility Products

Solar power becomes issue in Iowa gov. race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting powerful utility companies write his energy policy.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Department of Energy


Judge Considers Wrongful Dismissal Suit In Branstad Speeding Incident

The Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV appeared in court Wednesday over his wrongful dismissal lawsuit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Fort Dodge, IA


Agent Claiming Wrongful Dismissal Goes to Court

The veteran Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV appeared in court over his wrongful dismissal lawsuit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Fort Dodge, IA

Cityview Online

Branstad egg-cited about modern Iowa agriculture

That's how the governor likes his eggs - which are part of his breakfast diet one or two days a week, he says.


Related Topix: Iowa, Breakfast, Life, Food, US Governors, Guthrie Center, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014


HHS: 122 immigrant children entered Iowa this year

More than 100 children who entered the country illegally and alone were sent to Iowa in the first half of the year, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

WHO-AM Des Moines

Governor Reacts To Juvenile Offender Sentencing Ruling

Governor says he and his staff are still studying last week's Supreme Court ruling on juvenile sentencing.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, US Governors

Decorah Journal

Special week honors water, wastewater workers

This week is Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa week, a time set aside for cities and towns to honor those workers for their role in keeping Iowa and the environment safe and healthy.


Related Topix: Iowa, Decorah, IA, US Governors

The Miami Herald

Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund

Democrat Jack Hatch has just $183,000 in the bank for his campaign for governor, putting him at an extreme disadvantage against Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who has amassed $4 million.


Related Topix: US Governors

Roll Call

Iowa GOP Adds 3 to Communications Team

The Republican Party of Iowa hired three staffers for its communications team as it makes a play for the state's open Senate seat - a crucial race in the GOP's quest for the Senate majority.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHO-AM Des Moines

David Young gets boost from Gov. Branstad in central IA stops

Two Republicans...3rd District Congressional candidate David Young and GOP incumpent Gov. Terry Branstad...traveled through the eastern portion of the 3rd congressional district Monday to build support.


Related Topix: US Governors, Washington, University of Iowa


Debate Over Undocumented Children Divides State Leaders

Iowa's leaders have varied positions about whether the state should bring in some of the tens of thousands of undocumented children waiting to find out if they can stay in the United States.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors