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Iowa Legislation

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Changes to drunk driving and open container laws this week

Photo by owlpacino Governor Terry Branstad signed legislation Monday that moves Iowa's OWI enforcement process away from incarceration, and the Iowa City Council reduced open container regulations for special events....

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Branstad signs sweeping gun legislation, detractors and proponents react

Governor Terry Branstad signed the most sweeping change in gun legislation in Iowa history, House File 517, into law yesterday. All the Johnson and Linn County Republican legislators voted for...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Rally protests legislation that would remove local control of minimum wage

A group of about 60 people gathered in the Iowa City Ped Mall Wednesday afternoon to voice their opposition to House File 295, a bill that would restrict local governments...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
This week in political activism

Activists protest President Trump's executive orders Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 in Iowa City. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you...