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Angela Walker, president of Des Moines University, speaks Dec. 5 during a forum on mental health care issues in the campus' Olsen Center. To the right are the 13 candidates for Iowa governor who fielded questions on mental health care issues during the event. Gov, Kim Reynolds, who was on a family ...
Reynolds is pushing the state's Future Ready Iowa program, which has the goal of 70 percent of the state's workforce having post-high school education or training by 2025. Created in 2016 with a grant from the National Governors Association, the program provides guidance for students and workers and ...

At 36, he became Iowa's youngest governor when he took office in 1983. After a hiatus and returning in 2011, he left the office May 24 as the oldest, at age 70. Branstad, packing his belongings, his family and his trademark mustache, is now living in Beijing, serving as U.S. ambassador to China. In his final ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Gov. Kim Reynolds' staff has blocked an Iowa agency's move to regulate guns in child care centers, saying the effort needs more discussion and possible legislative action. The Department of Human Services' proposal requires guns present in child care centers, including those ...

Cedar Rapids -- Sheriffs in eight counties representing over a third of Iowa's population have endorsed Fred Hubbell for governor. Both Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner and Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek are among the eight who announced their support for the retired Des Moines ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday said she would keep U.S. Rep. Steve King involved in her gubernatorial campaign while condemning a comment he made on twitter that criticized diversity. Reynolds made her comments after Iowa Democrats called on her to ...
State law allows governors to transfer up to $50 million from the fund when certain conditions are met, including that annual general fund revenue collections be at least 0.5 percent less than estimated by the state's revenue-estimating panel during the third quarter of the year. The $7.1 billion collected for ...
The Democratic candidates for Iowa governor are acknowledged during the Iowa Democratic party's annual fall fundraiser on ov. 27, 2017, at Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The gubernatorial candidates are, from left, Nate Boulton, Cathy Glasson, Fred Hubbell, Andy McGuire, Jon Neiderbach, John ...
He won Iowa again in his re-election contest against Republican Mitt Romney in 2012. Since then, Democrats' fortunes have ebbed considerably. Iowa's governor and both U.S. senators are Republican, and Republicans occupy three of the state's four House seats. The GOP took control of both chambers ...
Yepsen: New governors often take the reins of state government on the cusp of a fresh legislative session with their own agenda to promote. But Kim Reynolds was handed the baton mid-year after a turbulent 2017 session. Here to join us for her first time on Iowa Press is Governor Kim Reynolds. Governor ...
Kim Reynolds gathered with family members, administration officials and Iowa Turkey Federation representatives Tuesday outside the governor's mansion to ... "Iowa produces about 12.1 million turkeys on about 130 farms each year, so there's a good chance those birds were raised right here in our state.
The 2018 races are significant to both political parties because the governors who get elected could play a crucial role in redrawing legislative and congressional boundaries after the 2020 election. Media reports out of the Texas meeting indicated concern among some GOP governors over Trump's low ...
Iowa Governor: Senate GOP Should Release Info on Harassment. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says Senate GOP officials should release information to the public about ... Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says Senate GOP officials should release information to the public about an internal ...
Terry Branstad and confirmed by the Iowa Senate to separate state posts with terms set by statute and "don't serve at the pleasure of the governor." "We'll move forward with that after they report back," she told reporters at her weekly news conference Tuesday. "Legally we don't know if they've done ...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds talks to Toby and Bob Vandenbosch, of Mason City, during an Oct. 28 Cerro Gordo County GOP event at KB Emporium in Clear Lake. Although she hasn't formally declared her candidacy, Reynolds expects to run in the 2018 election. (Erin Murphy/Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau).
In a joint letter to the governor, Sens. Amanda Ragan of Mason City and Liz Mathis of Hiawatha requested that members who had been covered by AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa before the company decided to withdraw as a private Medicaid managed-care organization be given an additional 30 days to select ...
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Illinois and Iowa will both have contentious and expensive governor's races decided next year. Nine candidates in Illinois.
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says she agrees with President Donald Trump's decision to phase out a program that ...
(File photo) Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announces Adam Gregg as Lieutenant Governor Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Iowa State Capitol ...
(File photo) Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Nate Boulton talks with audience members during an appearance at the IBEW Local 405 in ...
"Not in Iowa," Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Ross Wilburn said Tuesday about the images of hatred and anger from clashes earlier this ...
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says there are many "potential outcomes" from her trade mission to Israel. Reynolds and two dozen other Iowans ...
Des Moines, Iowa -- Governor Branstad is dispelling reports that the Trump administration is going to make changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard.
"We write on behalf of governors from states across the nation who believe that two of America's great treasures are agriculture and renewable fuels," the governors wrote. The letter is signed by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Nebraska Governor Pete ...
Des Moines, Iowa - Governor Branstad is looking for public input into how to use millions of dollars the state will receive as part of a settlement from a lawsuit with Volkswagen.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad delivers his annual condition of the state address before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature in Des Moines on Jan. 10, 2017.
Personnel from the Iowa Highway Patrol are pictured investigating the scene of a collision between a motorcycle and vehicle on Governor Road near the entrance of Emerson Process Management/Fisher Controls facilities late Friday afternoon. Authorities ...
Vice President Pence used a private AOL account to conduct official business in his former position as the governor of Indiana, according to public records.
Two regulators of Iowa casinos who helped vote down a proposed Cedar Rapids casino in 2014 have been reappointed to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday. The reappointment of Carl Heinrich, ...
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad put forth a bill that would have weakened the state's certificate of need program and eliminated licensing requirements for several professionals, but the bill will not move to full committee, according to The Gazette ...
President Donald Trump has toasted the nation's governors, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law.
Des Moines, Iowa - Almost $2 million in budget cuts are coming to Iowa agencies this year, on top of the already $10 million in cuts approved by Governor Terry Branstad earlier this month. On Friday afternoon, the Department of Revenue sent a completed ...
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump makes a toast during a dinner reception for the annual National Governors Association winter meeting Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington.
"I think what the Trump administration has done, it has really made every Republican governor out there - especially a moderate Republican governor in a Democratic state - it has made them very vulnerable," said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - Republican governors are sending a clear message to Congress: Don't scrap the health care law without a viable alternative.
Des Moines, Iowa (KWQC) - The license process for some professions could soon become a thing of the past. A spokesperson from Gov.
The Iowa Legislature passed a budget bill earlier this year that included roughly $117 million in cuts to cover the shortfall.
emails between Iowa Governor Terry Branstad's staff and Craig Schoenfeld, a senior account executive for LS2Group, contain a first draft of the three governors' letter, written by LS2. An email from Schoenfeld obtained through an open records request ...
The governor's office told TV9 the bill aims to remove entry barriers for many looking for work. Plus, lower the costs of regulation on businesses.
Des Moines, Iowa -- The Governor's Office is proposing changes to Iowa's licensing process. The current bill would remove licensing requirements for everything from giving massages and cutting hair, to social work and counseling.
Then came the surprise Corbett has been coyly hyping since declaring in December he would not seek a third term as mayor and acknowledging he is considering a run for Iowa governor. "The only way I can think about any possible way I can say thank you ...
CLARION (AP) - An April sentencing has been scheduled for a northern Iowa woman whose 2-year-old daughter was found wandering a Galt street barefooted ...
Danny Homan, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 61, and Janet Phipps, director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services and lead state negotiator, exchange initial proposals Wednesday in a ...
The Gazette | A proposal by Iowa Senate Republicans would allow the governor to appoint all the people who nominate judges - removing from judicial ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - The state has cut nearly 2,100 jobs since Terry Branstad returned as Iowa governor in 2011, a point of pride for the Republican but worrisome to some state workers who say the reductions have endangered the public and other ...
emails between Iowa Governor Terry Branstad's staff and Craig Schoenfeld, a senior account executive for LS2Group, contain a first draft of the three governors' letter, written by LS2. An email from Schoenfeld obtained through an open records request ...
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) -- The state has cut nearly 2,100 jobs since Terry Branstad returned as Iowa governor in 2011, a point of pride for the Republican but worrisome to some state workers who argue the reductions have endangered the public and other ...


 

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