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  • Friday, April 24, 2015 11:03 AM
    Iowans on Tuesday will pay tribute to the 39 Iowa workers who lost their lives in 2014 while working. 

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:58 PM
    An administrative shake-up at the Iowa Workforce Development means that a key management position overseeing unemployment insurance appeals will have more protection against political agendas, The Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:02 PM
    Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey and Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham today sent a letter to Iowa's congressional delegation encouraging the passage of the Trade Promotion Authority, reforming and reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank and authorizing market-opening trade to encourage economic development and family income growth. 

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:51 PM
    In an effort to provide visitors, candidates and media outlets a meaningful, pleasant experience during the upcoming Iowa caucuses, several local organizations have teamed up and launched the Iowa Caucus Consortium. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 2:25 PM
    The Des Moines City Council is being asked to consider the first increase in fees in six years for parking in the seven city-owned ramps. 

  • BY JON TROEN
    Friday, April 17, 2015 2:48 PM
    President Obama came to Cedar Falls in January and asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to shutdown outdated state laws that restrict the expansion of broadband Internet access. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, April 17, 2015 10:42 AM
    The City of Des Moines has appealed the Iowa Department of Transportation's order to remove the speed camera on Interstate 235 near Waveland Golf Course by Friday, claiming the DOT didn't have the authority to issue the demand. 

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:02 PM
    Legislation has been introduced in the Iowa House that would prevent cities from using tax increment financing to pay for public buildings, including police and fire stations, libraries, city halls and any other public building that is exempt from taxes. 

  • BY KENT DARR
    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:00 PM
    Business documents registered online with the Secretary of State's office are experiencing delays of up to a month before they are officially filed and time stamped, creating a headache for the office and real estate attorneys. 

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:18 AM
    A cooperative effort between physicians and attorneys in Iowa has led to a new law that both sides say could greatly benefit patients by reducing the need for some lawsuits while improving patient safety. 

  • Monday, April 13, 2015 3:10 PM
    The Clive City Council has approved the hiring of Jeff May as director of the city's Public Works Department, according to a release. 

  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:30 PM
    The West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has set a meeting for 5:30 p.m. April 16 at City Hall, 4200 Mills Civic Parkway, to gather feedback on a proposed excursion boat on Blue Heron Lake. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:49 AM
    Sen. Charles Grassley wants federal officials to uncloak documents surrounding a 2012 decision to alter the terms of the taxpayer bailout of housing agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, The New York Times reported. 

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:35 AM
    A food truck pilot program in downtown Des Moines got final approval from City Council on Monday, The Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Monday, April 06, 2015 2:54 PM
    A months-old effort by residents of Luther to disincorporate the small town north of Madrid and near Boone is reaching a decision point, the Ames Tribune reported. 


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