4 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
State GOP Staffer: I Was Fired After Reporting Sexual Harassment
Kirsten Anderson served as communications director for the Iowa state Senate GOP caucus until Friday, when she was fired just hours after raising concerns about a pattern of sexual harassment in the workplace, she claimed in an interview with Iowa's WHO TV .
8 hrs ago
One Wisconsin Now to Travel to Iowa as Gov. Walker Pursues Presidential Ambitions
May 21 - Gov. Scott Walker continues to travel the country in pursuit of his national political ambitions, instead of focusing on his job in Wisconsin.
12 hrs ago
Rod Boshart wrote a new blog post: Iowa Legislature 2013 adjournment in sight, leaders say
People walk by the Westward mural in the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Tuesday February 1, 2011.
The Washington Evening Journal
Main Street honored Friday
Main Street Washington was honored Friday evening as the economic development program won a business development success story recognition for its work with JP's 207.
Mon May 20, 2013
Iowa senator under fire for change-of-heart on fuel tax increase
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee took a swipe at an Iowa state senator Monday for her change-of-heart on a statewide fuel tax increase.
Democrat thanks GOP governor for seeking pay hike party leader attacked
Gov. Terry Branstad told fellow Iowa Executive Council members Monday he is still pushing to get the yearly salaries increased for their positions in 2014, but he's not optimistic given the legislative reception the proposal received last week.
The Washington Evening Journal
Student recognized for academic excellence
Samantha Ellingson, a student at Washington High School, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt.
Fired Iowa Senate aide alleges women 'objectified ridiculed' in workplace
One likely topic for Gov. Terry Branstad's weekly news conference underway now likely will be the firing of an Iowa Senate Republican communications staffer who claimed she was the target of sexual harassment.
Sun May 19, 2013
Inos inks new extradition letter for Buckingham
Gov. Eloy S. Inos signed Friday afternoon a letter requesting Colorado Gov. John W. Hickenlooper to have former attorney general Edward Buckingham "arrested, secured and delivered" into the U.S. Marshals Service's custody, for extradition to the CNMI.
Sat May 18, 2013
Branstad Skypes school
Despite her fears, Chloe Burkart, a third-grader at Black Hawk Elementary School, approached the front of her classroom to ask Iowa Gov.
Inos signs new Buckingham extradition letter
Gov. Eloy S. Inos signed Friday afternoon a letter requesting Colorado Gov. John W. Hickenlooper to place former attorney general and now fugitive from justice Edward Buckingham in the U.S. Marshals Service custody, to be extradited to the CNMI.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Northwestern in Oshkosh
Marine reunited with K-9 comrade
Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach, of Madison, Wis., sits with Casey, a four-year-old yellow labrador that he worked with while deployed in Afghanistan, as the two are reunited during a surprise ceremony on May 17 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Tax deal takes lumps on the left, but Democrats drove a decent bargain
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund members blasted a tentative legislative deal to cut corporate property taxes after a confidential memo was leaked Thursday, saying the deal will severely limit the ability of state and local governments to provide basic public services without raising taxes on everyday Iowans.
'Sticking points' slow Iowa Legislature adjournment
The morning after Iowa legislative leaders unveiled a wide-ranging tax relief plan , they sounded less sure of how quickly they can put together the votes to send it to Gov.
Iowa Recycling Association: Time for a Better Bottle Bill
Believe it or not, as Iowans, we have the potential to take something that is both overwhelmingly successful and incredibly popular and make it even better than it already is.
Fitial said recovering from surgery in Manila
Former governor Benigno R. Fitial is currently recuperating from gall bladder surgery at St.
Thu May 16, 2013
Spokesman: Iowa Democrats upset with governor's pay raise conceding Branstad re-election
Iowa Democrats are hitting Gov. Terry Branstad for a proposal he's made to raise the salary of future governors.
James Q. Lynch wrote a new blog post: Is there agreement on property...
Details of a property tax agreement are sketchy, despite claims by parties privy to the discussion that it's nearly a done deal.
James Q. Lynch wrote a new blog post: Governor signs bill expanding DNA collection in Iowa
Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law Wednesday a pair of bill he said will use modern technology to make Iowa safer and state government more efficient.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Branstad OKs bill allowing online license renewals
Iowa drivers will be able to renew their driver's licenses online under a bill signed into law by the governor.