- Branstad scandal ensnares key Iowa link to China Updated: Apr-15-14 2:47 pm
- Inslee seeks farm disaster aid for mudslide Updated: Apr-11-14 12:20 pm
- Iowa finds 9 more wrongly rejected votes in 2012 Updated: Apr-11-14 10:57 am
- Livestock disaster aid signup set for next week Updated: Apr-07-14 1:06 pm
- Vilsack: No secret payments when he was governor Updated: Apr-04-14 4:42 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
- Groups push for more humane slaughter of chickens Updated: Mar-29-14 11:30 am
- Norman Borlaug statue unveiled at US Capitol Updated: Mar-25-14 3:19 pm
- Foreman: Ex-felon made an honest mistake in voting Updated: Mar-21-14 6:46 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Chinese Association of Iowa executive director Swallow Yan has helped connect Gov. Terry Branstad with Chinese presidents and residents, boosting relations between a farming state and a growing superpower with a huge demand for Iowa's agricultural exports.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the federal government to declare Snohomish County as a farm disaster area so farmers and ranchers affected by the deadly Oso mudslide could seek financial and other help.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A review has found that nine more Iowans wrongly had their votes thrown out in the 2012 election because of inaccuracies in the state's list of ineligible felons.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Ranchers in the Dakotas whose herds were devastated by an early October blizzard can begin signing up for federal disaster aid next week.
JOHNSTON, Iowa - No money was paid to anyone for secrecy during the years Tom Vilsack was governor, the Democrat who is now U.S. Secretary of Agriculture said Friday.
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.
WASHINGTON - Two animal welfare groups and dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to improve humane treatment of poultry at slaughterhouses, citing statistics that show hundreds of thousands of chickens being accidentally dropped alive into scalding tanks every year.
WASHINGTON - The father of the so-called Green Revolution has a permanent home in the U.S. Capitol.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The foreman of a jury that acquitted a former Iowa drug offender of voter fraud said Friday the woman made an honest mistake when she cast a ballot because she believed her voting rights were restored.