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  • New Changes for Voting Iowans

    New Changes for Voting Iowans

    Voters in Iowa will have more hurdles and less time to vote after Republican lawmakers approved new changes to Iowa’s elections this legislative session. The changes include shorte ...

  • Cost Saving Construction Measures Now Banned

    Cost Saving Construction Measures Now Banned

    Local governments ability to screen contractors and control costs on large projects are now banned after action taken by Republican lawmakers this year. After the new law, governme ...

  • Iowa Cracks Down on Distracted Driving

    Iowa Cracks Down on Distracted Driving

    Iowa has joined the majority of other states in the country that have stricter laws for drivers who text and drive. Previously, Iowans could not be pulled over for only texting whi ...

  • Homeowners Affected Under New CAFO Law

    Homeowners Affected Under New CAFO Law

    Iowa homeowners whose quality of life or property values have been impacted by confined feeding operations (CAFOS) may now have even fewer options. Under a bill approved by the Rep ...

New Study Shows Decrease In Heart Disease

New Study Shows Decrease In Heart Disease

            The American Cancer Society announced on Thursday, January 14 that heart disease admissions in Iowa have decreased 24 percent since the Iowa Smokefree Air Act was pass ...

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2010 Legislature Convenes on Monday

2010 Legislature Convenes on Monday

The 2010 Iowa Legislature convenes on Monday, January 11 at 10 AM in Des Moines.  There are two new State Representatives serving this year -- Curt Hanson of Fairfield and Kirsten ...

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Catholics Join Call for Payday Lending Reform

Catholics Join Call for Payday Lending Reform

The Iowa Catholic Conference today challenged the Iowa Legislature to finally reform payday lending to protect low-income and middle-income Iowans. Tom Chapman, the executive dire ...

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Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010

Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010

From the Marshalltown Times-Republican, by Ken Black: Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010 By Ken Black The upcoming session of the Legislature will be very ...

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Honey Creek to be Featured in GOLF Magazine

Honey Creek to be Featured in GOLF Magazine

The Perserve Golf Course on Rathburn Lake is new to the Honey Creek Resort State Park, It will be featured in the January issue of GOLF magazine for being one of the best new cour ...

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Welcome Representative-Elect Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Welcome Representative-Elect Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Congratulations to Kirsten Running-Marquardt who won the special election in House District 33 in Cedar Rapids' south-side last night. Unofficial results from the Linn County Audi ...

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Deadline for I-Jobs Stormwater Grant is Dec 1

Deadline for I-Jobs Stormwater Grant is Dec 1

The DNR is still taking applications for a new grant program aimed to help improve urban water quality while also creating jobs for Iowans. Announced in September, the I-JOBS Gree ...

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