The Iowa House has passed a bill that would set up a state-run grant program to expand broadband access in Iowa, although no state money is committed and the program will only get going if…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has passed a $365.2 million transportation bill, one of several budget bills requiring floor votes before the end of the legislative session.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Leaders in the Republican-controlled Iowa House are offering their budget outline, which includes a lower overall spending goal than the plans put forth by the governor or the Democrat-majority Senate.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House members want Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget office to provide a detailed list of program cuts and the criteria used to make those decisions.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state report released Tuesday shows Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped for the third-straight month this year, down to 4.0 percent in March.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says it would be a “mistake” for an eastern Iowa city to use additional fuel tax revenue to hire staff instead of spending directly on road and…
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A small plane spun off the runway while landing in Independence over the weekend, but everyone aboard walked away unharmed.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to expand access to medical marijuana has won approval in the Democrat-majority Senate, but the legislation is unlikely to move any further this year in the Legislature.
The director of the Iowa Department of Human Services has won senate confirmation to stay in the job, despite complaints from some senators about controversial closings of state-run Mental Health Institutions in Clarinda and Mount…