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  • Friday, May 01, 2015 3:15 PM
    The Iowa Department of Human Services announced today that Mikki Stier has been appointed director of the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise. 

  • BY KENT DARR
    Friday, May 01, 2015 3:14 PM
    The Iowa Supreme Court said in a ruling today that a Warren County judge's instructions to a jury hearing a fraud case against former Indianola City Attorney John Hoyman were flawed, and as a result dismissed his conviction and ordered a new trial before a different judge. 

  • Friday, May 01, 2015 11:35 AM
    The Des Moines City Council will vote Monday on the appointment of former city finance director and deputy city manager Allen McKinley to the Iowa Events Center Hotel Corp., the nonprofit group that will own the proposed convention center hotel at Fifth Avenue and Park Street. 

  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:57 PM
    The Iowa House passed House File 656 by a vote of 84-9 today. 

  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:15 PM
     

  • BY KENT DARR
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:20 PM
    A proposed state law would resolve this question: what comes first, flood control or economic development? 

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:25 PM
    Because of technical difficulties, taxpayers who scheduled their Iowa tax payment to be electronically withdrawn from their bank account on April 30 will now see that payment withdrawn from their account on May 1, the Iowa Department of Revenue said. 

  • BY KENT DARR
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:32 AM
    Rep. Tom Sands, chairman of the Iowa House Ways and Means Committee, has introduced legislation that would allow Greater Des Moines communities to ask voters to approve a 1 percent local option sales tax. 

  • BY KENT DARR
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:29 AM
    Polk County could decide this week whether to ask the Iowa Supreme Court to review a recent appellate court ruling that resulted in a $21 million cut in the property tax valuation of Wellmark Inc.'s headquarters building in downtown Des Moines. 

  • Monday, April 27, 2015 3:08 PM
    College Admission Assistance LLC, a Delaware company headquartered in Arlington, Texas, has agreed to change how it markets its services to Iowa households with college-bound students following a complaint that the company misled and took advantage of an Iowa couple. 

  • Monday, April 27, 2015 3:05 PM
    Gov. Terry Branstad today highlighted the success of the new Teacher Leadership and Compensation System (TLC) aimed at attracting more teachers by offering competitive starting salaries during his weekly news conference held at Southeast Polk Junior High School.  

  • Friday, April 24, 2015 11:03 AM
    Iowans on Tuesday will pay tribute to the 39 Iowa workers who lost their lives in 2014 while working. 

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:58 PM
    An administrative shake-up at the Iowa Workforce Development means that a key management position overseeing unemployment insurance appeals will have more protection against political agendas, The Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:02 PM
    Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey and Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham today sent a letter to Iowa's congressional delegation encouraging the passage of the Trade Promotion Authority, reforming and reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank and authorizing market-opening trade to encourage economic development and family income growth. 

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:51 PM
    In an effort to provide visitors, candidates and media outlets a meaningful, pleasant experience during the upcoming Iowa caucuses, several local organizations have teamed up and launched the Iowa Caucus Consortium. 


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