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  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:37 PM
    Attorney General Tom Miller today joined a group of 17 other state attorneys general in a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for refusing to enforce the gainful employment rule, a federal regulation that took effect in 2014 aimed at protecting students from predatory for-profit schools.

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:33 PM
    The city of Des Moines has taken the unusual step of hiring consultants to make sure the 20-year master parks plan now in the works doesn't somehow discriminate against residents and visitors based on race.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:39 PM
    Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA trade talks today marked by aggressive U.S. demands that have left the future of the 23-year-old free trade pact in doubt, Reuters reported.

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:38 PM
    Online home-sharing company Airbnb announced today it has reached an agreement with the Iowa Department of Revenue that will allow the company to collect and remit occupancy taxes on behalf of its Iowa hosts. 

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:41 PM
    President Donald Trump signed an executive order today directing federal agencies to consider expanding health-insurance coverage in low-cost plans that are not subject to Affordable Care Act rules, a move that could raise costs for sicker people.

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:39 PM

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:15 AM
    The Internal Revenue Service is warning its e-Services users to beware of a new phishing scam that tries to trick tax professionals into “signing” a new e-Services user agreement. 

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:54 PM
    Des Moines City Councilwoman Christine Hensley counted up the tax credit request for the conversion of the Elliott Apartments into a market-rate rental property and decided the numbers didn’t add up.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 3:53 PM
    Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined a bipartisan group of state attorneys on Tuesday to ask credit reporting agencies Experian and TransUnion to waive the credit freeze-related fees they charge consumers.

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 10:20 AM
    The Iowa secretary of state’s office plans to install a digital filing system in the spring, part of a technology revamp backed by lawmakers and new, higher fees for businesses.

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:10 PM
    The Iowa Association of Business and Industry questioned a move this week by Secretary of State Paul Pate to sharply increase fees to raise money for technology updates.

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:35 AM
    A $1.75 million settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a former Iowa Senate Republican staffer who alleged she was fired in May 2013 just hours after filing a complaint alleging a toxic work environment caused by sexual harassment. 

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:34 AM
    The U.S. Government Services Administration is looking anew at sites for a $140 million federal courthouse in the city of Des Moines, while continuing to evaluate two locations that have been under consideration. 

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:33 AM
    New York Times news analysis: The tax plan that the Trump administration outlined on Wednesday is a potentially huge windfall for the wealthiest Americans. 

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:56 AM
    Thirteen bargaining units representing nearly 1,300 Iowa teachers and faculty have voted overwhelmingly to maintain their union affiliations in the first wave of elections required under Iowa's new collective bargaining laws.

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