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  • Monday, November 18, 2019 11:33 AM
    Mark Cady, the soft-spoken chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court who wrote key decisions on gay marriage and abortion access that rankled social conservatives, has died at the age of 66. Cady died unexpectedly Friday night from a heart attack.

    Monday, November 18, 2019 11:31 AM
    Property owners in Des Moines would see a reduction in the city portion of their property tax bill under a resolution expected to be approved by elected officials at today’s City Council meeting.

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:43 AM
    U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst is proposing a bipartisan bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to ensure married couples who work for the same employer are not restricted in the amount of leave they can take under the law, Ernst’s office announced this morning. 

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:26 AM
    The National Association of Secretaries of State has launched an initiative called #TrustedInfo2020, which encourages American citizens to look to their state and local election officials as trusted sources for election information. 

    Monday, November 11, 2019 11:37 AM
    Dozens of plaintiff lawyers told Reuters they feel compelled to go along with entrenched court secrecy. The main reason, they said, is their duty to their clients, as spelled out in state bar association rules. Many plaintiffs have suffered catastrophic injuries and other hardships and literally can’t afford to wait for disputes over what can and can’t be made public as bills mount. Of course, such delays can also be costly to the lawyers, who get paid only when a case is settled or decided in their favor.

  • Friday, November 8, 2019 10:53 AM
    Iowa Senator Joni Ernst said yesterday she’s talked directly with President Donald Trump about the furor over proposed EPA rules which Ernst says do not fulfill the deal Trump struck in September on the renewable fuels standard.

    Friday, November 8, 2019 8:00 AM
    When President Donald Trump signed legislation in August to help veterans who are navigating bankruptcy, it was a victory for a Des Moines attorney and veteran who was a key player in the negotiations.

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:27 PM
    The Iowa Association of Business and Industry has promoted Nicole Crain to executive vice president and hired veteran lobbyist J.D. Davis to take over Statehouse duties. 

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 11:17 AM
    The Iowa Department of Revenue has updated income tax withholding tables for 2020 to continue to align state withholding with recent changes in Iowa’s tax laws. 

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:00 AM
    Waterloo employers are learning more about the city's "Fair Chance Ordinance," which will make it the first Iowa community to join the national ban-the-box movement when it takes effect next year. 

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:00 AM
    The Des Moines mayoral race will go to a runoff after incumbent Frank Cownie and challenger Jack Hatch failed to secure a majority of votes in Tuesday's city election. 

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:30 AM
    The state board which oversees medical marijuana is recommending allowing patients with post-traumatic stress disorder to qualify for Iowa’s medical cannabis program. 

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:27 AM
    State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced the appointment of Karen Austin as chief of staff for the State Treasurer's Office. 

  • Monday, November 4, 2019 4:00 PM
    Bondurant will waive a portion of property taxes over six years for what's believed to be an Amazon fulfillment center being built on Hubbell Avenue, according to a development agreement that will be considered Monday night by the city council. 

    Monday, November 4, 2019 2:42 PM
    The City of West Des Moines and Des Moines University today announced a partnership that makes DMU Clinic Physical Therapy the exclusive provider of physical therapy and athletic training services for the MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex. The $42 million recreation complex is currently under construction at 6500 Grand Ave. DMU was selected through a request for proposal issued by the city in July. 

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