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A Democrat in the Iowa Senate has filed the paperwork to form an exploratory committee for a campaign for governor. Jack Hatch of Des Moines served 12 years in the Iowa House and is currently in his 11th year in the ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News) – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says two big stories out of Washington, D.C. in the past few days show the federal government is becoming “a threat to freedom and liberties.” In ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News) – Time is running out at the statehouse to extend a state tax break which makes ethanol-blended gasoline cheaper than pure petroleum. Jim McNulty at the Iowa Department of Revenue ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News) – The Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee this morning passed legislation that preserves the current price advantage for ethanol-blended gasoline. The state tax on a gallon of ...

Philly Abortion Doc Guilty in 3 Babies’ Deaths

A Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions in a filthy clinic has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa) – A first look at a new state requirement finds only two of Iowa’s 99 counties have achieved gender balance on their appointed boards and commissions. Diane Bystrom is the director of ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa) – Two people called 911 this past Saturday to say they saw a mountain lion in Oskaloosa. The Oskaloosa Police Department received a report of a mountain lion sighting on the northeast ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa) – A woman from rural Ames who is a certified public accountant was sworn in this morning as Iowa’s new state auditor. Governor Terry Branstad chose Mary Mosiman, a fellow Republican, to ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad is suggesting critics of the Iowa Veterans Home’s commandant are engaged in a political witch hunt. Branstad has repeatedly defended the way Commandant David Worley ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s largest utility hopes to raise its electric rates. MidAmerican Energy is asking the state utilities board for its first base-rate increase since 1995. If approved, residential ...