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7 hrs ago | Observer

Unlawful passing of school buses proves problematic

Be safe and stop. Area school districts are finding the problem with drivers who unlawfully are passing stopped school buses on the road is reaching almost epidemic proportions.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Union Block Building dedicated

About $3.4 million and more than three years worth of renovations to the 153-year-old Union Block Building culminated in a ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Standing in front of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt.


Related Topix: US Governors

15 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

Candidates Stake Out Positions On Education

If the Democrat running for Terrace Hill gets his way, your kids won't be able to legally drop-out of high school at age 16 anymore.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Family, Kids, US Governors

19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

APNewsBreak: Iowa State loans went to regent's LLC

The agribusiness owned by Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter was awarded $480,000 in no-interest loans from an Iowa State University center a few months after he joined the school's governing board, records show.


Related Topix: Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, US Governors

23 hrs ago | American Thinker

Dark horse watch: Mike Pence

Keep your eyes on Mike Pence, governor of Indiana and 6-term member of Congress, where he was elected conference chairman and chaired the Republican Study Committee, the caucus of House conservatives.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton, Iowa

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Senator Statue Returns to Iowa

After being in the United States Capitol since the year 1910, the statue of former Iowa senator James Harlan has returned home.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors


Planned Parenthood Appeals Ban on Telehealth Medication Abortions

Planned Parenthood is appealing a ban from the Iowa Board of Medicine over their telehealth medication abortion system for rural women On Thursday, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed an appeal with the Iowa Supreme Court over a ban that outlaws a video-conferencing system Planned Parenthood provides for medication abortions.


Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors


Steam Rules Midwest Old Threshers Reunion Weekend

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa- This week the Farm Progress Show focused on the future of farming, the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion in Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, IA, Agriculture, Science, US Governors


Governor Finds Intriguing Lunch Guest

DES MOINES, Iowa-If a politician wants to get noticed, he should come to Iowa. If he wants to get into the "who is going to run for president in 2016" conversation, he should come to a lunch thrown to benefit Iowa's longest-serving Governor Terry Branstad's re-election campaign.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marine News

Governors Write Obama for Mississippi River Funding

Governors seek President Obama's support for upper Mississippi River commercial navigation locks and ecosystem The Governors of the five Upper Mississippi River States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin are seeking President Obama's support for critical investments in the Upper Mississippi River System as a nationally significant ... (more)


Related Topix: La Grange, MO, US Governors


Chain email: Says Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad chartered a plane to...

A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family, Kids, UC Davis

Ballot Access News

Iowa Poll for Governor and U.S. Senator

On August 26, Public Policy Polling released an Iowa poll . For Governor, the results are: Republican incumbent Terry Branstad 48%; Democrat Jack Hatch 35%; Libertarian Lee Deakins Hieb 2%; New Independent Party Jim Hennager 2%; Iowa Party Jonathan Narcisse 1%; undecided 12%.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors

Agri Marketing

Iowa Governor Links EPA's RFS Rule Stalling With Deere Layoffs

IOWA GOVERNOR LINKS EPA'S RFS RULE STALLING WITH DEERE LAYOFFS Aug. 27, 2014 Source: Radio Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is blaming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the recent layoffs at Deere and Co.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Iowa, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

State regulators discuss legal uses for cannabis oil

Gov. Terry Branstad signed a law that allows some epileptic patients to use cannabis oil, and on Monday state regulators began deciding what those cases are.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors

WHO-TV Des Moines

State Agency Head Accused of 'Bullying'

A former chief administrative law judge had plenty to say about Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert and nothing good.


Related Topix: US Governors

NBC Chicago

Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy

Something not all that unusual happened in Illinois politics on Monday: New Jersey governor Chris Christie showed up in Chicago to campaign for his friend, Bruce Rauner.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Bentley, Opinion

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: PPP Has Braley (D) & Ernst (R) Tied

I normally don't like doing two diaries about the same race in one day but PPP released their new numbers from Iowa today: PPP's newest Iowa Senate poll finds a toss up race- Bruce Braley is at 42% to 41% for Joni Ernst with third party candidates splitting 5%.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Governors

WHO-TV Des Moines

All Day Hearing Shows Fight Over Numbers

Politics and math are at the center of legislative oversight hearings at the Iowa Statehouse Tuesday in what is expected to be an all day and potentially contentious affair.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

WHO-AM Des Moines

Hatch Campaign Launches Economic Development Proposal

Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack hatch Monday unveiled a multi-pronged approach for economic development to put into place should he be able to defeat incumbent Governor Terry Branstad.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New Urban Legends

Iowa Shoved Back

WHY HAVENT WE HEARD ABOUT THIS IN THE NEWS? YES! Obama just said "Up yours Iowa" and Iowa shoved it back... Governor of Iowa - Hurray for you, Governor announced that Iowa will not take any illegals kids in IOWA.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration