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Posted by Paul Brennan | Sep 19, 2017

The latest Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- the Graham-Cassidy bill -- would remove protections for people with preexisting conditions, create new restrictions on women’s health...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Sep 12, 2017

On Monday, the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs issued an official statement opposing President Trump’s order to terminate DACA.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 30, 2017

A Wisconsin state official who doubts the existence of climate change and oversaw the elimination of the science bureau of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is the Trump administration’s...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 30, 2017

Activate Iowa, a website created by two Iowa City activists, pulls together political news and events statewide.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 25, 2017

Budget cuts are undermining a program intended to safeguard Iowans in nursing homes. And a rule change proposed by the Trump Administration could make things worse.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 24, 2017

The company behind the Dakota Access pipeline is suing Greenpeace, the Sierra Club and other environmentalist groups as a vast criminal conspiracy engaged in terrorism.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 22, 2017

It takes a special kind of politician to add a weird and possibly racist element to a spectacular natural event like a total eclipse, but Rep. Steve King did it.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 17, 2017

An Iowa Republican who pled guilty to voter fraud for casting two ballots for Donald Trump was sentenced on Thursday.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 16, 2017

At a town hall meeting in Washington, Iowa, Sen. Joni Ernst spent an hour giving the same answers to questions from the audience that she's given before..

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 14, 2017

Scammers are selling fake eclipse glasses, but Little Village has the information you need to enjoy the eclipse without going blind.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 10, 2017

The old complaint, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity,” may soon take on a new ominous meaning, according to the 2017 Iowa Climate Statement.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 9, 2017

More than half the state's waterways are polluted and there's a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, but Iowa's approach to controlling nutrient water pollution is completely voluntary.

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Aug 8, 2017

The 2017 Iowa State Fair will display the red wagon belonging to missing newspaper carrier Johnny Gosch, who disappeared on Sept. 5, 1982 when he was only 12 years old.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 24, 2017

Two Des Moines women were taken into custody by the Iowa State Patrol on Monday, following a press conference in which they admitted to damaging the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

After a Des Moines jury decided Iowa State Senate Republicans violated sexual harassment, discrimination and anti-retaliation laws, Senate Republican leader Bill Dix released a statement saying the jury was wrong...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

Justice in Iowa is too expensive for almost half of the state’s population, according to a new report published by the Iowa Supreme Court. The report by the court’s Access...