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Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 25, 2017

State Rep. Mary Mascher, D-Iowa City, introduced a bill this week that would establish a task force to look at the use of "restrictive procedures, including seclusion" in public schools....

Posted by Baynard Woods | Mar 24, 2017

Friday afternoon, after a dramatic capitulation, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan walked out before the press and conceded defeat on what had been his party’s primary concern for the...

Posted by Emma Husar | Mar 23, 2017

Iowa city council members discussed ways to make Iowa City greener -- including moving forward with a climate action steering committee, making the city more bicycle friendly and making it...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Mar 23, 2017

Like the rest of the country, Congress has gone crazy. “The idea that Russia could come in and interfere with our election, all of us should be going berserk,” Maryland...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Mar 23, 2017

Kristen Tuske (center). -- photo by Baynard Woods It is snowing in Washington -- strange in early March after an insanely warm winter, but nothing compared to the cold many...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Mar 22, 2017

Republicans collectively twisted themselves into knots Monday in order to ignore what was really happening in the hearings on Russian hacking of the election and tried to use it as...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 22, 2017

Iowa City dumpster. -- Photo by Paul Roeder Worried about the future of the planet but not sure what to do about it? Head to the library Thursday in Iowa...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Signs of disagreement during Sen. Joni Ernst's town hall meeting at Coe College. Friday, March 17, 2017. — photo by Zak Neumann. Ready to take action to build the community,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Community members harvest carrots. -- photo courtesy of New Pioneer Coop Spring is here! What better way to celebrate its arrival than to get your hands dirty outside at a...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

A bill that would change workers' compensation laws in Iowa passed the Iowa house 55-88 Thursday, March 16, and is expected to be sent to the senate early next week....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

photo by Eleanore Taft Federal Judge Leonard Strand threw out the Des Moines Water Works' water quality lawsuit against drainage districts in three northern Iowa counties. "I’m pleased to see...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Mar 18, 2017

Senator Joni Ernst held a town hall-style forum at Sinclair Auditorium on the Coe College campus in Cedar Rapids on Friday, March 17 as part of a 99 county tour....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 17, 2017

Jerime “Danky” Mitchell of Cedar Rapids, who was shot during a traffic stop Nov 1, 2016 and consequently paralyzed from the neck down, and his wife Bracken filed a lawsuit...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 15, 2017

Cedar Rapidians take to the streets this week for their annual St.Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s day parades. Wear green on Friday and red on Saturday (and maybe a jacket this...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Mar 15, 2017

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will host an official town hall meeting Friday, March 17 at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. The 1,100-seat Sinclair Auditorium will be open at noon for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 15, 2017

Iowa State Senate Minority Leader Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids) called for the resignation of Iowa Congressman Steve King Monday, March 13. King has been under fire for a Sunday, March...