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8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Iowa Gov. Branstad Caught in Firing Scandal

It turns out Team Branstad was paying former employees hush money to stay silent about why they were terminated.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Iowa

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center in West Des Moines [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WEST DES MOINES - Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bringing the company's total investment in Iowa to nearly $2 billion, the largest in the state to date.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA, Dubuque, IA, US Governors

Daily Kos

This week in the war on voting: IA felons and the right to vote, NY joins National Popular Vote

Iowa is one of four states that requires felons who have finished their sentences to appeal directly to the governor if they want their voting rights restored.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Tom Vilsack, US Governors, Prison

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | Races to Watch in 2014

By David M. Shribman Special from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It happens every four years.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

Branstad priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears

As the end of the legislative session draws near, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing lawmakers to keep some of his priorities in mind.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Pension, Tax, Personal Finance, Council Bluffs, IA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Deseret News

Iowa cases against felons for voting to proceed

An Iowa prosecutor said she will pursue pending cases against convicted felons accused of voting illegally in 2012 despite a new Iowa Supreme Court ruling that makes it unclear whether they lost their voting rights in the first place.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Black Hawk County, IA, Eric Holder, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WHO-TV

Straw Poll: Republicans Consider Changes

Governor Branstad has pitched replacing the poll with four regional festivals that would allow voters to meet directly with candidates.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Modesto Bee

Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center

Gov. Terry Branstad joined with local officials to announce Microsoft's so-called "Project Alluvion," which is expected to total more than $1.1 billion and create more than 80 full-time jobs.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA, US Governors, Business News

The Messenger

Beall bill would protect pets

Pets could be included in no-contact orders issued by Iowa judges in domestic abuse cases under a measure written by state Sen. Daryl Beall.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Fort Dodge, IA, US Governors

The Daily Beast

Is Iowa's Guv the Next Christie?By Ben Jacobs

Terry Branstad is a GOP kingmaker who could lose his bid for a sixth term thanks to scandal upon scandal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Des Moines, IA, Chris Christie

JD Supra

Iowa Breach Notification Law Now Requires AG Notification, Applies to Paper Records

Iowa recently joined an increasing number of states that require notification of state regulatory authorities following a breach, as well as a handful of states in which paper records can trigger notification obligations.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

New accusations from today's Oversight Committee meeting

Also today, The governor's office is once again on the defensive. This time, allegations that aides to Governor Branstad pressured a state board to hire a longtime friend of the administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa

WHO-TV

Data Center: New 'Project Alluvion' Details Friday

Officials from West Des Moines and Polk County will join Gov. Terry Branstad for a news conference Friday morning to discuss Project Alluvion .

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA, Polk County, IA, US Governors

WHO-TV

Prayer Breakfast: Lawmakers Hold Annual Easter Tradition

Iowa lawmakers, Gov. Terry Branstad, and community leaders came together for an annual Easter week tradition Thursday morning - the Iowa Prayer Breakfast.

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Tama News-Herald

Marshalltown named Iowa Great Place

DES MOINES The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced it has approved an Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board recommendation to award $613,500 for projects in three new Iowa Great Places Clear Lake's Surf District, Madison County and Marshalltown and the Danish Village "We're very excited the Iowa Great Places program is being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Marshalltown, IA, US Governors, Marshall County, IA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa board boss cites pressure from administration

The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors

Christian Newswire

First in the Nation Iowa Becomes 2014 Battleground Over Common Core:...

Contact: Tom Hoefling, 712-887-1489, tomhoefling@gmail.com DES MOINES, Iowa, April 16, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Iowa GOP gubernatorial primary challenger Tom Hoefling today charged that incumbent Governor Terry Branstad and his campaign are deceiving Iowa Republicans about Branstad's ongoing support for the Common Core national standards.

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The Daily Freeman-Journal

Expanding a deterrent for drinking

Several community members are continuing to advocate for the passing of social host ordinances in Hamilton County as a statewide bill goes to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, IA, US Governors, Webster City, IA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KCRG

Branstad Tax Return Shows Income Just Over $234,000

DES MOINES, Iowa - Despite a continuing loss on a bank investment, Gov. Terry Branstad and his wife reported an income of approaching a quarter million dollars in 2013.

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Related Topix: Tax, Des Moines, IA, US Governors, IRA, Personal Finance

Washington Times

Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them lost their voting rights, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

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