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10 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Oversight Update: Battle Over Transparency

The chair of the Senate Oversight Committee is asking for more documents as part of its investigation into the use of confidential settlements.


Related Topix: US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa

15 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

Highway proposal to go to DOT

A proposal to rename part of Highway 78 to honor a Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa newspaperman is entering its final stages, with the official paperwork scheduled to be given to the Iowa Department of Transportation Friday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Olds, IA

19 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Branstad fires Department of Administrative Services director

Gov. Terry E. Branstad on Tuesday, April 9, terminated the Department of Administrative Services Director Mike Carroll.


Related Topix: US Governors

23 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Branstad: Action needed to protect Iowa students

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.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors, Calhoun County, IA, Rockwell City, IA, Lakeside, IA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lawmakers want independent review of Branstad adminstration

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors

Domestic Fuel

Iowa Gov. Branstad Expands "Fueling Our Future"

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway Iowa Governor Terry Branstad's " Fueling Our Future " program has recognized two retailers for their innovative plans to increase accessibility to higher ethanol and biodiesel blends.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors, Mount Ayr, IA, Inwood, IA, Ringgold County, IA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks to reporters outside his formal office at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Des Moines, IA, Chet Culver

Agri Marketing

Iowa Ag Secretary Provides Update On State's Water Quality Initiative

IOWA AG SECRETARY PROVIDES UPDATE ON STATE'S WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE Apr. 14, 2014 Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture news release Many Iowa farm fields are turning green earlier than normal this spring as a rapidly growing number of farmers are using cover crops to help better protect the soil and water they depend on to make their living.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Iowa hires nearly 400 without advertising the jobs

Critics told the Des Moines Register the practice makes it easier for friends and campaign donors to land the jobs.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors

The Messenger

Hundreds gather to support Dave Kepler

WEBSTER?CITY -On a recent Saturday evening, over 300 friends and family rallied around Dave and Becky Kepler at The Bridge Community Center for a benefit to help defray medical costs as Dave battles Stage 4 inoperative lung cancer.


Related Topix: Webster City, IA, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

The Des Moines Register

Does state save money being its own contractor?

Gov. Terry Branstad has now endured weeks of political scandal, only to end up firing the director of a state agency responsible for confidentiality clauses in settlements with former employees.


Related Topix: US Governors, Outsourcing, Iowa

Hawk Eye

Branstad administration may appeal ruling on pins

Gov. Terry Branstad's administration is considering appealing a judge's ruling allowing state workers to wear pins critical of ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.


Related Topix: US Governors, Social Software, Burlington, IA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Examiner

In Iowa, Paul Ryan says budget a step toward GOP unity

Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his recently passed budget plan as a sign of growing GOP unity.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law


Flags At Half-Staff To Honor WW II Pilot From Iowa

Missing for 70 years, the remains of Clinton, Iowa native U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt.


Related Topix: US Military, Rock Island Arsenal, US Army, Clinton, IA, US Governors, US Air Force

Rock Hill Herald

Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time

Following passage by the Legislature, Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill this week that effectively establishes a definition for the reading disability in Iowa code and offers support for teachers so they can better evaluate student literacy and intervene as necessary.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors, Education Etc.

USA Today

State workers can wear anti-governor pins, judge says

DES MOINES, Iowa - State workers can wear pins that reflect unfavorably on Iowa's governor, an administrative law judge has ruled.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Coralville, IA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Iowa's Voter Fraud Fiasco

In Iowa, a two-year investigation uncovering a whopping 121 cases of voter fraud among a state of over 3 million people.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Liberal Political News

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Dare Day

Governor Branstad has proclaimed today as DARE Day in Iowa. The day is meant to honor thousands of students and instructors in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.


Related Topix: US Governors


Iowa finds 12 votes were wrongly rejected in 2012

At least 12 Iowa residents wrongly had their ballots rejected in the 2012 presidential election because of inaccuracies in the state's list of ineligible felons, a review found Friday.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tom Vilsack, US Governors

News Max

Ryan's Big Decision: Presidency or Ways and Means?

Rep. Paul Ryan has a big decision to make as his term as House Budget Committee chairman comes to an end - he must choose between seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in or chairing the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Tom Cole, Representative Sean Duffy, Iowa, US Governors