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Gov. Terry Branstad said Wednesday he is considering a proposal to give taxpayers the option of filing their state income taxes using a system with lower rates but fewer deductions.
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Templeton Rye Whiskey Distillery has gone from a small, rural Iowa operation to supplying whiskey in 40 states in just eight years.
Iowa's Governor plans to make his voice heard as the Environmental Protection Agency considers changes to the Renewable Fuels Standard.
Any issue that hopes to move in the split-control Iowa Legislature next year will have to develop bipartisan support early to pass in an election-year session that may not span the full 100 days that are scheduled, leaders said Wednesday.
Gov. Terry Branstad's push to get veterans to live and work in Iowa continued Tuesday with the announcement of two special designations for Iowa businesses and communities.
Rose Mitchell, who recently retired as Hy-Vee's senior vice president of government affairs, has been appointed chairwoman of the 2014 re-election campaign for Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt.
Iowa's parole board in the past has granted compassionate releases to inmates suffering from illnesses, board Chairman Jason Carlstrom said Tuesday.
Top Iowa state officials are asking Sen. Tom Harkin to support a provision by Iowa Rep. Steve King meant to protect Iowa's egg industry.
INDUSTRY GEARS UP: A top oil lobby is readying for battle over the Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel mandate on Wednesday.
The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners set a hearing for Jan. 2 and 3 to consider charges against Sara Gott, who was principal at Madison Elementary School last February, when the district found changes to the 2013 Iowa Assessments given to students.
A Marshalltown man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison in connection to a deadly car crash last year that killed two of his passengers, including a 4-month-old boy.
The Department of Natural Resources is warning of fine particle pollution across east-central Iowa that could be harmful to people with certain health conditions.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will go to Virginia this week to testify against a proposal to reduce the amount of ethanol required to be blended into gasoline.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he is hopeful that Iowa will win federal approval for an expansion of low-income health care in the "very near future."
One day after visiting Houston for a campaign fundraising trip with wealthy Texans, Gov. Terry Branstad insisted Tuesday he doesn't owe any political favors to the oil industry and he isn't retreating from his support of Iowa's ethanol producers.
A state committee says providing tax incentives and allowing private access to the Iowa Communications Network would help fix the state's adoption of broadband, which a recent report says lags behind most Midwestern states.