02/25/2014 - 4:13pm
Blow up the fireworks bill
Those sounds and many other explosions could become commonplace throughout Iowa if a bill in the state legislature gains anymore momentum....
02/25/2014 - 4:12pm
• Student poverty increases classroom needs
The number of Iowa kids growing up in poverty is at a 50-year high, and our state’s childhood poverty rate is climbing faster than the national average. In fact, 41 percent of students in Iowa schools live in poverty and are eligible for free or reduced-price...
02/25/2014 - 4:11pm
This week’s winter storm did not hinder the good work being accomplished in the Iowa House. We successfully concluded the first “funnel,” which is a deadline for legislators to pass bills out of their respective policy committees in either the House or Senate, in order to remain eligible for further consideration....
02/18/2014 - 1:15pm
Two Lousy Tastes That Are Even Lousier Together
What's worse than two gigantic media companies?
One even bigger media company.
And yet here we are, with Comcast trying to absorb its primary "competitor," (I'm using that word incredibly...
02/18/2014 - 1:14pm
EPA requirement adds headache for Hampton wastewater project
It appears the oblivious logic of the federal government has trickled down to Hampton and unsurprisingly tripped up progess for a local project that’s been years in the making.
The city council learned last week that...