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States challenge Biden's vaccine mandate for health workers

Nov. 10, 2021 18:46 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A coalition of 10 states sued the federal government on Wednesday to try to block a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care workers, marking a new front in the resistance by Republican-led states to the pandemic policies of President Joe Biden's...

Ex-Iowa trooper facing federal charge over 2017 traffic stop

Nov. 10, 2021 18:38 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State Patrol officer with a history of excessive force allegations has been indicted on a federal charge over a 2017 traffic stop in which dash-camera video captured him roughing up a motorcyclist. A federal grand jury charged Robert...

Iowa contractor to pay $40K in asbestos removal settlement

Nov. 09, 2021 12:50 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids contractor will pay $40,000 as part of a settlement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Iowa over improper asbestos removal from Washington High School during renovations in 2014 and 2015. A judge signed the order Monday to...

Lawsuits over workplace vaccine rule focus on states' rights

Nov. 05, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than two dozen Republican-led states filed lawsuits Friday challenging President Joe Biden's vaccine requirement for private companies, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown pitting federal authority against states' rights. The...

Miller wants to extend run as Iowa AG beyond 40 years

Sep. 19, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's longest-serving attorney general is seeking another term in Iowa Seventy-seven-year-old Tom Miller said Saturday that is will seek in 11th term in office in 2022 because he has “unfinished business” he wants to take care of. ...