- Iowa workforce chief gave judge positive reviews Updated: Apr-16-14 3:05 pm
- Senator wants review of Iowa Veterans Home firings Updated: Apr-14-14 6:37 pm
- Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense Updated: Apr-14-14 12:53 pm
- Iowa hires nearly 400 without advertising the jobs Updated: Apr-13-14 8:43 pm
- Iowa agency head denies money was paid for silence Updated: Apr-03-14 5:50 pm
- Senate supports audits of settlement agreements Updated: Apr-03-14 11:10 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert approved positive performance evaluations for the agency's former chief unemployment appeals judge, records show, undermining her public claims that he was a poor manager who decided cases slowly.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A lawmaker called for an investigation Monday to determine why so many more workers at the Iowa Veterans Home have been fired and disqualified from future state employment under Gov. Terry Branstad than his predecessors.
DES MOINES, Iowa - In Terry Branstad's nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama. Gray-haired, smiling and always attired in a crisp business suit, he's been a model of Midwestern stability and owner of a public approval rating over 60 percent.
DES MOINES, Iowa - At least 386 state employees have been hired by Gov. Terry Branstad's administration without advertising the positions, but this is not a new practice in Iowa.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said Thursday he paid no hush money to fired workers as part of their settlement agreements with the state, contradicting testimony by several workers who say they were offered cash to remain quiet.
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.