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Iowa lawmakers OK public money for private school students

Jan. 24, 2023 14:43 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Any Iowa student who wants to attend a private school could use public money to pay for tuition or other expenses under a plan passed Tuesday by the Legislature and quickly signed into law by Gov. Kim Reynolds, making the state the third to pass a measure that allows such...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jan. 23, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Iowa Senate change could have chilling effect on public access A change in the Iowa Senate last year appears even more immutable as the opening of the current legislative session revealed a more permanent home for...

Iowa National Guard commander to retire in March

Jan. 21, 2023 11:28 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa National Guard’s commander plans to retire this spring. The Des Moines Register reported that Gov. Kim Reynolds announced to a crowd of veterans at the state Capitol on Wednesday that Maj. Gen. Benjamin Corell will step down March 1. Corell said...

Iowa Gov. Reynolds seeks state funding for private schools

Jan. 10, 2023 20:57 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Every Iowa student would have the option of using more than $7,500 in state money annually to pay for private school under a plan Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds proposed Tuesday night in the annual Condition of the State speech. Reynolds, a Republican, has tried...

Iowa lawmakers turn to taxes, guns, private school funding

Jan. 09, 2023 14:06 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature got back to work Monday with Republicans holding even larger majorities in both chambers and goals of approving more tax cuts, further easing gun restrictions and spending public money to fund private schools. Republicans have controlled...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jan. 09, 2023 07:21 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. January 8, 2023. Editorial: More must be done to address shortage of volunteer emergency responders Still haven’t settled on a New Year’s resolution? Instead of that no-carb diet that will wane in a few months, consider doing something...

US Supreme Court keeps asylum limits in place for now

Dec. 27, 2022 21:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is keeping pandemic-era limits on asylum in place for now, dashing hopes of migrants who have been fleeing violence and inequality in Latin America and elsewhere to reach the United States. Tuesday's ruling preserves a major Trump-era policy that...

Iowa Democratic Party chair won't seek reelection

Dec. 19, 2022 10:23 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Democratic Party won't seek reelection in the wake of a vote by the national party to put the South Carolina primary ahead of Iowa's caucuses, which have long been the first presidential nominating contest in the country. Ross Wilburn...

Iowa judge blocks effort to ban most abortions in the state

Dec. 12, 2022 19:13 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An effort to ban most abortions in Iowa was blocked Monday by a state judge who upheld a court decision made three years ago. Judge Celene Gogerty found there was no process for reversing a permanent injunction that blocked the abortion law in 2019. ...

Sioux City still trying to get paid $11,000 for Trump rally

Dec. 08, 2022 12:52 PM EST

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — After a fair amount of haggling, Sioux City officials were able to get the people planning a rally featuring former President Donald Trump to pay a $5,000 bill the day before last month's event, but the city is still waiting on the U.S. Secret Service and event planners to...