- Broadband bill advances but tower concerns remain Updated: Apr-15-14 4:31 pm
- Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit Updated: Apr-15-14 12:52 pm
- Branstad: Action needed to protect Iowa students Updated: Apr-14-14 7:40 pm
- Iowa Senate approves preschool expansion plan Updated: Apr-14-14 7:03 pm
- Legislature honors ISU men's basketball team Updated: Apr-14-14 4:21 pm
- Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time Updated: Apr-12-14 10:19 am
- Senate sends underage drinking bill to Iowa gov Updated: Apr-10-14 1:16 pm
- Southwest Iowa lawmaker returns to the Capitol Updated: Apr-10-14 9:22 am
- Iowa House gives human trafficking bill final OK Updated: Apr-08-14 4:46 pm
- Senate rejects House's drunken driving proposal Updated: Apr-08-14 2:50 pm
- Senate passes school radon bill to governor Updated: Apr-08-14 2:05 pm
- DNA, video leads to trial in sisters' slayings Updated: Apr-04-14 2:59 pm
- Branstad signs military crime report bill into law Updated: Apr-03-14 3:25 pm
- Branstad signs civil containment bill into law Updated: Apr-03-14 3:22 pm
- Iowa panel OKs bill barring secret settlements Updated: Apr-03-14 11:49 am
- Senate supports audits of settlement agreements Updated: Apr-03-14 11:10 am
- GOP Senate hopefuls unite in opposition to Braley Updated: Apr-02-14 10:46 pm
- Iowa House protects DNR budget from settlement use Updated: Apr-02-14 6:20 pm
- Branstad signs Iowa Speedway tax break into law Updated: Apr-02-14 3:08 pm
- Iowa lawmaker wants end to Orascom tax credits Updated: Apr-01-14 7:10 pm
- Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving Updated: Apr-01-14 6:26 pm
- Nonprofit seeks state funds for child funerals Updated: Apr-01-14 2:28 pm
- Iowa Senate OKs renewable fuel tax break extension Updated: Apr-01-14 1:19 pm
- Iowa lawmakers seek to protect elders from abuse Updated: Mar-29-14 10:44 am
- Groups seek change in water quality program bill Updated: Mar-27-14 3:50 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A legislative panel has backed a plan meant to extend broadband access to rural Iowans, though an agreement hasn't been reached on language about the placement of new cell towers.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has called on the Legislature to take action following an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that found school coaches cannot be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee under current law.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A plan to enroll more 4-year-olds in preschool and incentivize the creation or expansion of programs has won the Iowa Senate's approval.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa lawmakers honored the Iowa State University men's basketball team for what they deemed a "brilliant" season.
DES MOINES, Iowa - For the first time, dyslexia has been officially defined in Iowa law in an attempt to improve literacy among young students across the state.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill making it illegal for landowners to allow drinking by minors on their property has won the final approval of the Iowa Senate.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A southwest Iowa lawmaker has returned to his job in the Iowa Capitol, where he hadn't voted on a measure since March 4.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa House has granted final approval for a bill meant to crack down on prostitution and pimping including minors.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate has rejected amendments to a bill attempting to change Iowa's law dealing with drunken drivers.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate is sending to Gov. Terry Branstad a bill that will survey schools in Iowa to determine whether they're testing for the presence of radon gas. The bill requires districts to report by the end of this year to the Iowa Department of Education and the agency to file a report with the Legislature by January.
PITTSBURGH - A city man may have to overcome extremely long odds - 13.7 quintillion-to-1 - when he stands trial on charges that he robbed and killed his next-door neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill intended to give victims more power to report sexual abuse and other crimes involving state military personnel and increase transparency within the reporting system has been signed into law.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill meant to stop the release of sexually violent predators has been signed into law.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill intended to codify Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's executive order prohibiting state agencies from signing confidential settlement agreements has won the support of a divided legislative panel.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.
AMES, Iowa - To call the gathering of Republican U.S. Senate candidates in Iowa on Wednesday a debate would be a stretch.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Lawmakers in the Iowa House say they want to further establish government transparency and openness in the light of secret settlement agreements between state agencies and fired employees.
NEWTON, Iowa - The Iowa Speedway in Newton can continue collecting tax credits from sales made at the racetrack.
DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa Senate Democrat has introduced legislation intended to halt the last transfer of state tax credits to a fertilizer plant in southeastern Iowa.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A nonprofit group on Tuesday urged Iowa lawmakers to take action on a bill to provide financial assistance for low-income families who can't afford to bury their children.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bill to extend tax credits for renewable fuels has won the support of the Iowa Senate.
DES MOINES, Iowa - As Iowa's population grows older, lawmakers are trying to determine the best policies and practices to protect the state's elderly population from financial exploitation and other abuses.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Environmental groups are sounding alarms that a Republican-led House subcommittee has inserted language into the budget bill for the Department of Agriculture that critics say would prevent the public from accessing information about water quality improvement practices funded partially with taxpayer dollars.