- Iowa schools in wait and see mode as budget debate drags on Updated: May-24-15 9:54 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - As budget talks drag on in the state Capitol, educators are stuck in a holding pattern waiting to find out how much new funding is coming to K-12 education.
- Millions of birds dead due to flu to be disposed of soon Updated: May-23-15 5:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Millions of Iowa birds killed or destroyed in the wake of a bird flu outbreak should be disposed of or incinerated within the next week, according to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
- Iowa lawmakers say they've made progress on budget spending Updated: May-22-15 4:50 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Progress has been made in determining Iowa's overall budget spending for the next fiscal year, lawmakers said Friday, including talks on K-12 education.
- Ex-Iowa congressman chairs Iowa Transportation Commission Updated: May-16-15 12:30 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has been elected chairman of the seven-member Iowa Transportation Commission.
- No adjournment in sight for Iowa Legislature Updated: May-14-15 4:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Two weeks after their daily expense payments ended, Iowa lawmakers still have not been able to find common budget ground, even though the proposals from Republican-led House and Democratic-majority Senate are only about 2 percent apart.
- Branstad promotes annual preservation summit in Iowa Updated: May-11-15 12:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad is promoting an annual summit that will focus on preservation efforts around Iowa.
- Senate OKs higher education budget; GOP backs less spending Updated: Apr-29-15 6:26 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Democratic-majority Senate approved a series of spending bills Wednesday, including a plan that would provide more money for higher education than the Republican-controlled House wants.
- Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers Updated: Apr-27-15 10:04 am
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- Iowa law tries to ensure adult children can see sick parents Updated: Apr-24-15 5:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A year after the children of radio personality Casey Kasem had to seek court action to see their ailing father, a new Iowa law aims to ensure that adult children can see their sick parents - granting them visitation rights unless the person's guardian goes to court to stop them.