A bit of drama at the statehouse Thursday as a bill that would raise the state’s gas tax by a dime a gallon cleared a key House committee on a 13-to-12 vote.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal officials say that over 45,000 people in Iowa have signed up for health care coverage on the federal exchange.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Senate committee has approved bills that would increase Iowa’s minimum wage and create a more detailed system for preventing wage theft.
The bill to raise Iowa’s gas tax by a dime-a-gallon cruised to approval in the House Transportation Committee Wednesday afternoon.
There was angry debate Wednesday in the Iowa House Education Committee as Republicans and Democrats battle over how much state money to spend on K-through-12 schools next year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Members of an influential farming group are lobbying lawmakers to approve a fuel tax increase to pay for road improvements.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ new Republican governor is calling for deep spending cuts to address a state budget billions in the red without raising taxes.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An attorney who represents inmates says Iowa prison judges should disclose any communications they receive from wardens and others about pending disciplinary cases.
A bill that would outlaw so-called “conversation therapy” for minors in Iowa has cleared a subcommittee in the Iowa Senate. Senator Matt McCoy, the only openly gay member of the Iowa legislature, says there is…
A bill that would ban teenagers from commercial tanning bed businesses has cleared a committee in the Iowa House.