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  • Law Enforcement, Teachers, Nurses Lose Voice in the Workplace

    Law Enforcement, Teachers, Nurses Lose Voice in th...

    Despite objections from thousands of Iowans, Republicans at the State Capitol unraveled 40 years of teachers, firefighters, law enforcement, and other working Iowans having a voice ...

  • Updated Mammogram Reporting Bill Takes Effect

    Updated Mammogram Reporting Bill Takes Effect

    Breast cancer affects every Iowan in different ways. According to the American Cancer Society, finding breast cancer early and getting state-of-the-art cancer treatment are the mos ...

  • 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 SAT Scores Top in the Nation

Iowa SAT Scores Top in the Nation

The Iowa Department of Education recently released that Iowa students performed top in the nation on SAT scores, this just after the announcement that Iowa students are 2nd in the ...

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Des Moines Register Editorial: Iowa Economy in Good Shape

Des Moines Register Editorial: Iowa Economy in Good Shape

In a recent editorial,  the Des Moines Register noted Iowa's sound economic state.  Signs are pointing to a stronger Iowa economy. Iowa added 15,400 jobs in the first three months ...

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Rep Kressig Named Iowa State Reserve Law Officer's 2010 Legislator of the Year

Rep Kressig Named Iowa State Reserve Law Officer's 2010 Legislator of the Year

The Iowa State Reserve Law Officers Association honored State Representative Bob Kressig with their 2010 “Legislator of the Year” award on September 8, 2010.  The award ceremony w ...

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Five Iowa Schools Named 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools

Five Iowa Schools Named 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools

The Iowa Department of Education announced today that five Iowa public schools have been identified by the U.S. Department of Education as 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools. The Iowa schoo ...

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Iowa Recognized as New Hot Spot for Jobs

Iowa Recognized as New Hot Spot for Jobs

A  new article recently appeared in AOL Jobs touting Iowa and surrounding states as the new "brain belt". The ability to bring in newly graduated young people to the area to take ...

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Upcoming Small Business Webinars

Upcoming Small Business Webinars

A new initiative to help small businesses grow and expand, Iowa’s Small Business Loan Program, started August 1, and the University of Northern Iowa is hosting a series of webinar ...

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Iowa Noted for Low Unemployment Rate

Iowa Noted for Low Unemployment Rate

Yahoo Finance recently released the top ten states with low unemployment rates. Iowa showed up at number 10 on that list with a 6.8% unemployment rate, under the national average ...

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