As the 2014 election cycle begins to take shape, the candidates jockeying for position in the crowded GOP Senate primary are all trying to break away from the pack as the best option to take on Democrat Bruce Braley in the fall.
Gov. Terry Branstad says “philosophically” it makes sense to four-lane
more of U.S. Highway 30 in Iowa before expanding Interstate 80 into six
or eight lanes across the state.
The owners of a private northeast Iowa zoo must remove their tigers and
lemurs after a federal judge ruled Thursday that they failed to provide
appropriate living conditions for the animals.
Plans to switch Iowa’s $4.2 billion Medicaid program into private
management would be on indefinite hold under legislation passed Thursday
in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but the bill is not expected to
advance in the GOP-run House.
After months of tension over the potential construction of an oil
pipeline across Iowa, supporters and opponents lined up to speak two
minutes at a time Thursday before the regulatory board that will decide
if the project proceeds.
A group of contractors has united to complete a custom-built home in
Mediapolis after the original contractor died in a single-vehicle
accident before finishing the project.
The 128-year-old former mental-health institute in the small southwest
Iowa city of Clarinda isn’t your typical real-estate opportunity, and so
far no one is rushing to move in.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a tug-of-war over who’s the
best standard-bearer for progressive values as they road test lines of
argument for the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic campaign.
Astrid Rau just baked 16 kinds of Christmas cookies, including a batch
in the shape of snowflakes. But she’s nevertheless having trouble
getting in the holiday spirit, thanks to forecasts that have the
temperature in her hometown of Perkasie, Pennsylvania, hitting 72
degrees on Thursday.
The former security chief for a national group that operates state
lotteries personally bought two prize-winning tickets in Kansas worth
$44,000, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of
states where he may have fixed games to enrich himself and associates.
Iowa health officials on Wednesday lowered the state’s projected savings
for switching its $4.2 billion Medicaid program to private care, saying
its initial estimate was released a year ago.
The Iowa Department of Transportation has launched a pilot program to
test the feasibility of introducing digital driver’s licenses to the
Americans are hot but not too bothered by global warming.
A state lawmaker has questioned whether a children’s health insurance
program should be included in a plan to privatize Medicaid in Iowa.
A panel of state budget experts lowered Iowa revenue projections for the
current fiscal year Tuesday, though there are no immediate plans to
seek spending cuts.
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