- Longtime Iowa House member Jack Drake dies at age 81 Updated: Oct-12-15 12:28 pm
ATLANTIC, Iowa - Veteran Iowa legislator Jack Drake has died in a hospital at the age of 81.
- NYC mayor's group to host presidential forum in Iowa Updated: Oct-11-15 4:58 pm
NEW YORK - The political organization founded by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a bipartisan presidential forum on income inequality this December in early-voting Iowa.
- Iowa legislators to consider tax break for manufacturers Updated: Oct-06-15 11:51 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa state legislators are set to consider a proposal that would expand tax exemptions for manufacturers and lower their tax burden by up to $46 million.
- Iowa Rep. Linda Miller says she won't seek re-election Updated: Oct-05-15 5:54 pm
BETTENDORF, Iowa - Rep. Linda Miller, a Republican lawmaker representing a portion of eastern Iowa, says she won't seek re-election next year.
- Branstad says he can't remove regents board after UI hiring Updated: Oct-05-15 1:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he wants to dispel the notion that he has any authority to remove members of a state board that oversees Iowa's three public universities, following criticism over its hiring of a new University of Iowa president.
- Branstad reiterates he cannot cut Planned Parenthood funding Updated: Oct-05-15 12:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has reiterated he does not have the legal authority to stop a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Iowa from receiving state funding, despite public calls to do so from presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal and others.
- Officials: Iowa trooper shoots at vehicle that hit squad car Updated: Oct-02-15 6:47 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Public Safety's Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a trooper shot at a vehicle that struck a squad car.
- Judge upholds Iowa law disqualifying felons from voting Updated: Sep-29-15 12:30 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa judge upheld a state law that disqualifies felons from voting but said the state Supreme Court needs to sort out the confusion it caused last year when it ruled not all felons are automatically disenfranchised.
- Review damaged 3 Iowa patrolmen's reputations, attorney says Updated: Sep-21-15 5:26 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A tightly-guarded disciplinary investigation that ultimately exonerated three veteran, high-ranking Iowa State Patrol officials "ruined their reputations for no good reason," one of their lawyers says.
- New cable barriers on Iowa highways help reduce fatalities Updated: Sep-21-15 3:29 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An effort to build cable barriers on Iowa's Interstates has helped reduce the number of cross-median fatal crashes.
- Lawmaker plans bill to stop Des Moines utility's lawsuit Updated: Sep-21-15 3:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A state lawmaker from northwest Iowa plans to propose legislation to block a Des Moines utility's lawsuit over farm-caused water pollution.
- Hogg to announce US Senate candidacy during tour of state Updated: Sep-21-15 3:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - State lawmaker Rob Hogg says he'll announce his Democratic bid for Senate during a three-day tour of the state this week.
- Iowa Supreme Court hears arguments in cash seizure case Updated: Sep-19-15 5:35 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court will determine whether some tactics used by state troopers to nab drug traffickers are legal.
- Iowa online voter registration to be ready in January Updated: Sep-17-15 4:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Eligible voters in Iowa who have a state driver's license or photo ID will be able to register online to vote by Jan. 1, ahead of the original November goal, Secretary of State Paul Pate said Thursday.
- Branstad schedules special election to fill House seat Updated: Sep-15-15 5:42 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has scheduled a special election to fill the House District 5 seat left open by the resignation of Chuck Soderberg.
- Clinton, Sanders among speakers at Iowa Democratic dinner Updated: Sep-15-15 1:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An upcoming Iowa Democratic Party dinner will feature appearances by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee.
- In corn-growing states, tall crops pose seasonal road hazard Updated: Sep-14-15 8:41 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The broad leaves and thick stalks can stand up to 12 feet high, forming a wall of foliage that turns rural roads into long, narrow corridors of nothing but corn.