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Feds announce settlement over Iowa disability center abuse

Dec. 01, 2022 16:31 PM EST

The U.S. Justice Department has announced a settlement with the state of Iowa to resolve allegations of abuse and inadequate care at the state-run Glenwood Resource Center, a center for people with intellectual disabilities. A proposed consent decree announced Thursday by the DOJ...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 21, 2022 07:20 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Reynolds fails to capture millions in federal dollars to address key challenges The same critical issues creating challenges in Dubuque and the tri-state area pose similar obstacles across the state of Iowa. ...

Iowa Gov. Reynolds named to lead Republican governors group

Nov. 17, 2022 14:37 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was elected Wednesday to lead the Republican Governors Association as she increases her national political profile days after easily winning a second term as governor. Reynolds' election as chairwoman of the group will put her in...

Former Trump adviser to lead Iowa Gov. Reynolds' staff

Nov. 15, 2022 14:22 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday she has chosen a former Trump administration State Department official to serve as her chief of staff. Taryn Frideres, an Iowa native who has worked on Reynolds’ staff as chief operating officer for the past two...

Record 12 women to serve as governors, with notable firsts

Nov. 15, 2022 13:01 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A record 12 women will take their seats as their state's highest-ranking elected officials when the nation's governors are sworn in this winter. The number tops the high mark set in 2004 of nine, with The Associated Press' calling the Arizona governor's...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 14, 2022 16:26 PM EST

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. November 13, 2022. Editorial: America’s free and fair elections continue Another free and fair election is in the books. There were some races won on razor-thin margins and some by landslides. Others still remain too close to...

Bird flu cases prompt Iowa to limit movement of live birds

Nov. 10, 2022 18:49 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa agriculture official on Thursday limited the movement of live birds in the state as a response to a return of bird flu with the fall migration of wild birds. State Veterinarian Jeff Kaisand signed an order cancelling all events where live birds are...

Republicans defeat long-serving Democrats for AG, treasurer

Nov. 09, 2022 16:31 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans strengthened their hold over Iowa politics in Tuesday's election by maintaining big majorities in the legislature and winning races for statewide offices, including attorney general and treasurer. As expected, Gov. Kim Reynolds was reelected by a...

Iowa Republican Gov. Reynolds reelected over Democrat DeJear

Nov. 08, 2022 22:42 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds won a second full term Tuesday, campaigning on a record of tax cuts and conservative handling of the state’s economy to defeat Democrat Deidre DeJear. Reynolds was appointed governor in 2017 and narrowly won her first full...

Republican Kim Reynolds wins reelection for governor in Iowa

Nov. 08, 2022 21:02 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kim Reynolds wins reelection for governor in Iowa.