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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats are looking to expand access to Iowa's presidential caucuses to people who are ty...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill intended to change funding and programming for job training and establish an apprentices...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Bran...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy will retire after facing months of cr...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Bran...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers from the Iowa Senate and House have agreed to meet to hammer out details on an educat...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An official of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services says federal money could have bee...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Elections officials will continue to bar felons from voting despite an Iowa Supreme Court ruling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum w...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad earned $234,907 and is paying $28,298 in federal taxes for 2013.The governo...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's s...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a Des Moines man can run for state Senate despite efforts by his pr...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative panel has backed a plan meant to extend broadband access to rural Iowans, though ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two top managers at the Iowa Department of Administrative Services have been asked to return fo...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to enroll more 4-year-olds in preschool and incentivize the creation or expansion of pro...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawmaker is demanding an investigation to determine why so many workers at the Iowa Veterans H...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad finds himself in the unfamiliar position of juggli...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says Democrats pursuing investigations into confidential settlement agreeme...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The State Historical Society of Iowa is reminding Iowa residents to apply for grant money that ...
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered U.S. and Iowa flags to be flown at half-staff to honor a Clinton m...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An effort to reopen the Iowa Juvenile home closed by Gov. Terry Branstad in January has been re...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz plans to return more than $200,000 to the state in unspent...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal says he will sponsor a bill legalizing the sale of medical...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill making it illegal for landowners to allow drinking by minors on their property has won t...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa lawmaker has returned to his job in the Iowa Capitol, where he hadn't vote...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa lawmaker who has stopped joining in legislative action at the Capitol is still...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three Republicans viewed as potential presidential candidates will speak at the GOP state conve...
A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way.Some of America's Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in th...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Settlement agreements are likely to continue to dominate the agenda at the Iowa Capitol this we...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez will hold events in Des Moines and Ottumwa this weekend.U.S. Sen...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Four Iowa Republicans running for U.S. Senate are debating higher education costs, health care and th...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House say they want to further establish government transparency and open...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has rejected changes to a bill meant to crack down on certain instances of huma...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four former state employees have cast doubt on state officials' claims that hundreds of tho...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's second-ranking Democrat says he'd be open to negotiating a compromise if Republi...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has rejected an appeal argument by Jonathan Narcisse in his fight to gai...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City high school student has been appointed to the Iowa Board of Education.Gov. Terry B...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Des Moines school board member has lost another round in his fight to gain a spot on t...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic lawmakers, determined to question state administrators about confidential settlement...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Politicians keep making regrettable remarks that their opponents record and distribute, despite years...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Environmental groups are sounding alarms that a Republican-led House subcommittee has inserted ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has advanced a pair of proposals intended to move the state forward with solar ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A tax break extension for the Iowa Speedway at Newton has won the Iowa House's approval.The...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says comments made by Congressman Bruce Braley about Sen. Charles Grassley&...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans would receive various tax and job benefits under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley is pushing to protect a federal grant program aimed at testing schools a...
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says Republicans remain divided despite efforts to bring t...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Democratic lawmakers, and at least one Republican, are pushing Gov. Terry Branstad's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Independent groups in competitive Senate races in Kentucky, Alaska and Iowa are running ads that borr...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have advanced a bill attempting to change the state's law deali...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An effort to toughen laws against sexual assaults in state military forces and to hold the Iowa...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that previously added pets to domestic abuse protective orders was amended by the Iowa H...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley is apologizing to Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley for ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa Senate Democrat says this year's session will continue until Gov. Terry Branstad pr...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that extends a sales tax rebate for the Iowa Speedway in Newton by 10 years has passed t...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing behind the director of Iowa Workforce Development who has been ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — While the Obama Administration establishes national efforts to expand research and increase awa...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have furthered a plan to extend a tax break for the Iowa Speedway a...
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Officials say thousands of gallons of wastewater accidentally entered the Mississippi River near t...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has unanimously voted in favor of a measure meant to crack down on human traffic...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state officials will wait until Friday to decide whether former state lawmaker Tony ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has overwhelmingly passed legislation that aims to increase penalties for offend...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with i...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has postponed a vote on legislation that would help schools across the state be...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would legalize consumer sale and use of firewor...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in the Iowa Senate want legislative leaders to revive a measure that would ban the ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ordering a comprehensive review of his administration's policies to ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ordering a comprehensive review of his administration's policies to ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Five-term Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will face a challenger in the June 3 Republican primary, and...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Protesters have gathered at the Iowa Air National Guard Base in Des Moines to decry the use of ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers aren't waiting for Congress to toughen laws against sexual assaults in the m...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill originally drafted to make it illegal for landowners to allow drinking on their property...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that extends a sales tax rebate for the Iowa Speedway in Newton by 10 years and allows i...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Minors would no longer be able to buy or use e-cigarettes in Iowa under a bill approved by a le...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa House committee is moving forward with a bill that significantly weakens any attempt to...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House committee has recommended changes in a bill that reduces penalties for transmitting dis...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate want to crack down on texting while driving, but some legislators ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are attempting to change the state's law dealing with drunken drivers.The Se...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that that would have required employers in Iowa to tell workers at hiring what they'...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill giving victims more power to report sexual abuse and other crimes involving state milita...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are continuing their efforts to fund an anti-bullying measure that would create ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups and some Democrats in the Legislature say Iowa has a wage theft problem and...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of Iowa's Republican Party will step down later this month once a replacement ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders are telling the greyhound racing industry and casinos that want to end dog ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning to Iowa for a two-day visit that includes stops in the Des M...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legis...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The use of drones would be strictly regulated under a bill approved by the Iowa House.The bill ...
~ SOCHI, Russia (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is coming to the Sochi Olympics. IOC President Thomas Bach says Ban...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Lawmakers in the Iowa House have granted preliminary approval to legislation lowering the minimum ag...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Senate Democrats say they will support a bill requiring the reopening of a Toledo juvenile treatmen...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A proposal to raise Iowa's fuel taxes has won preliminary approval from lawmakers in the Iowa Ho...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A legislative panel has approved a measure limiting the use of restraints on pregnant inmates. A su...
Jarret P. Heil of Haverhill announced that he will run for re-election as Marshall County Treasurer.Heil was elected in 2010 ...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A group of Iowa employers is pledging to hire 2,500 veterans over the next five years as part of Go...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has sent a letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to make changes to ...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democrats who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate want to boost state education funding for the 20...
~ JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa National Guard says a World War II-era tank is being installed at its military museum in Joh...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Republican Party has parted ways with the contractor responsible for posting a racism flowc...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Legislation that would exempt military pensions from state income tax is moving rapidly through the...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad has received big campaign contributions from Iowa business leaders, special int...
~WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Farm Bureau is seeking participants for a market study tour of China. The group says i...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former residents of the Iowa Juvenile Home will testify before lawmakers in the state Senate. A hea...
~CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Publisher and Des Moines community activist Jonathan Narcisse says he will seek the Democratic nom...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The 2014 Iowa political calendar effectively begins Tuesday night at the precinct caucuses for both...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - While there has been little fanfare, the 2014 Iowa political calendar effectively begins Tuesday ni...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch has nearly $240,000 in his campaign account, far less ...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says he is "energized" and ready to run for an unprecedented sixth te...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad is expected to announce that he will seek re-election. Branstad is scheduled to ...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad gives high marks to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of the...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Senate candidate Mark Jacobs says he raised $400,000 from donors last year, but the forme...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley says he supports a federal extension of unemployment benefits as long as...
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa senator is asking the U.S. Senate to confirm appointees to a federal election commission so...
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account. Branstad's campaig...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia has introduced a resolution in the U.N. General Assembly calling for a traditional, symbolic tru...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Health officials say there are three strains of influenza currently circulating in Iowa.The state Dep...
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has praised Russia's preparations for the Winter Games in Sochi.Mak...
With the end of the government shutdown nearing a close the two national parties have had to come together. When Representati...
A special investigator says an Iowa senator likely violated ethics rules by taking money from political entities connected to...
Des Moines police say the department vigorously investigates all allegations of racial profiling.Sgt. Daniel Blom says the De...
Boston College athletic director Brad Bates says a decision about whether the Eagles' football game against Army will be ...
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