Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Flu Vaccine Time of Year

Despite the influenza season not officially starting until late fall, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) i ...

State Park Volunteer Day September 22

On September 22nd, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting the second annual statewide volunteer ...

Weight Limit Lifted on Roads for Iowa Farmers

As harvest season in Iowa approaches, highways tend to get busier and more agriculture products need to be moved. S ...

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

The Iowa Board of Regents has given initial approval of plans to ask lawmakers for more state resources next year a ...

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House Democrats Plan for Securing Iowa's Economic Future

House Democrats Plan for Securing Iowa's Economic Future

House Democrats today unveiled their plan for the 2009 legislative session. The Plan to Secure Iowa’s Economic Future focuses on helping middle class families and businesses succeed in today’s challenging global economy. “Middle class families and sm ...

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Candidate Profile: Ron Rosmann, District 57

Candidate Profile: Ron Rosmann, District 57

Ron Rosmann, of Shelby County, is considered a state and national leader in sustainable and organic agriculture issues. Ron is a founding board member and past president of Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI). He has been an on-farm research cooperator w ...

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State Boards Approve Funds for Jumpstart Iowa

State Boards Approve Funds for Jumpstart Iowa

Two state boards took action this week to implement Governor Culver's $40 million flood recovery intiative for homeowners and small businesses.  The Iowa Department of Economic Development Board approved $10 million for the initiative today and will ...

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Candidate Profile: Jan Creasman, District 56

Candidate Profile: Jan Creasman, District 56

Janice Creasman was born and raised in Mondamin, Iowa. Her father, from North Carolina, was a laborer and a veteran of World War II. Her mother was born and raised in Mondamin in a family of 17 and worked hard all her life. Janice has two living sibl ...

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Candidate Profile: Carlos Venable-Ridley, District 54

Candidate Profile: Carlos Venable-Ridley, District 54

Growing up in the ghettoes of Dallas, Carlos Venable-Ridley quickly identified ways to overcome obstacles with a how-to-succeed mentality. After delaying his own education and putting two brothers through college, Carlos received a Bachelor of Arts d ...

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Candidate Profile: Lori Sokolowski, District 53

Candidate Profile: Lori Sokolowski, District 53

Lori Sokolowski has lived in Cherokee County her entire life, growing up on a farm and now living on a farm with her husband, Dick. They have four children whose families all live in Cherokee County. They have eight grandchildren. Lori attended two y ...

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State to Provide $40 Million for Housing & Businesses

State to Provide $40 Million for Housing & Businesses

Governor Chet Culver announced today that the state will provide $40 million in housing and business assistance for Iowans impacted by floods and tornadoes this year. For more information on the Jumpstart Housing program, click here. Information on t ...

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