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1 hr ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

Expanding a deterrent for drinking

Several community members are continuing to advocate for the passing of social host ordinances in Hamilton County as a statewide bill goes to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, IA, US Governors, Webster City, IA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KCRG

Branstad Tax Return Shows Income Just Over $234,000

DES MOINES, Iowa - Despite a continuing loss on a bank investment, Gov. Terry Branstad and his wife reported an income of approaching a quarter million dollars in 2013.

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Related Topix: Tax, Des Moines, IA, US Governors, IRA, Personal Finance

Washington Times

Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them lost their voting rights, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

The Des Moines Register

Legislative Update: Positive response on Taylor is good

I had overwhelming response, phone calls and emails, concerning Taylor's letter that appeared in last week's newsletter.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Mitchellville, IA, Runnells, IA, US Governors

KCRG

Man Convicted in 1974 Shooting Death Paroled By State Board After 39 Years

After nearly 40 years in prison for a 1974 shooting outside a Waterloo pool hall, Rasberry Williams is a free man.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, US Governors

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Branstad will release 2013 tax returns

Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Merrill, IA

Osky News

Blue Zones Gets Underway In Oskaloosa

It's not that blue feeling when you're disappointed, but instead is a new way of looking at making a community healthy.

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Related Topix: Oskaloosa, IA, Iowa, US Governors, Mahaska County, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Olds, IA

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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