Kimberly Graham never thought she would run for office, but now she finds herself several months into a senatorial campaign, aiming to change …
Ross Wilburn, diversity officer and associate program director for community and economic development for Iowa State University Extension and …
Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed Jim Kurtenchbach as director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services. He will take the position effe…
Of the three Democratic candidates currently running in their party’s primary for U.S. Senate in 2020, attorney Kimberly Graham is the only one to have never previously run for elected office.
The Capital City Pride Fest Parade provided an opportunity for corporations, political aspirants, religious congregations and organizations of all kinds to march and show their support for, or pride in being a part of the queer community Sunday in Des Moines.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was briefly in the hospital Thursday, after experiencing chest pain.
Josh Opperman is once again seeking a spot on the Story County Board of Supervisors after losing his 2018 campaign for the position by .96%.
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, was removed from his committee assignments in January in the wake of racist comments he made during an interview with the New York Times. King is now attempting to re-join congressional committees.
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is requesting all Roman Catholic dioceses in the state to provide records of sexual abuse in the church to his office.
Theresa Greenfield became the latest Democratic candidate to enter the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in 2020 when she announced her campaign in a video Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Iowa filed a lawsuit Friday, calling for a temporary injunction to block the implementation of a law allowing for the denial of Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming surgery for transgender individuals.
Iowa Representative Lisa Heddens, D-Ames, said she will be putting her name in the running for Story County Supervisor.
Wednesday, the Polk County District Court issued a temporary injunction of the implementation of a law that would have blocked Planned Parenthood from being eligible to receive grants for funding sexual education in Iowa.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a long history of defending the First Amendment right of Americans to freedom of speech.
Planned Parenthood is now disallowed from receiving public grants from Iowa following a budget bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
The Iowa Legislature passed a bill last week before the end of its session limiting the powers of the state attorney general.
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ education budget is $985 million. Of that $985 million, $12 million is provided to regent institutions, $6 million less than what the Board of Regents requested.
Since 1941, Iowa adoptees have been restricted access to their birth certificates; this may be changing.
The Board of Regents, the overseer of all three large Iowa public universities and two special preschool and K-12 schools, hosted a meeting Thursday where they discussed the addition of a new masters degree, faculty tenure reports and the state audit, and awarded Robert Easter with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree.
Businessman turned politician Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, will talk Thursday about the relations between the United States and Mexico in the era of Trump.
The Board of Regents has made an addition to its Thursday agenda.
In its April meeting, the Board of Regents plans to discuss various points such as the annual faculty tenure report and state audit reports. The Board of Regents will also review the initiative by Iowa State to award an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Robert Easter.
The Board of Regents will meet April 18, but a first reading of 2019-20 tuition rates is not currently on the meeting agenda due to a lack of certainty regarding the state budget.
The flooding disaster in the Midwest has been making headlines for weeks as Iowa and other states have been hit with some of the worst flooding they have ever seen.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce has joined business leaders from across the state to request lawmakers sign “common sense” immigration reform at the federal level in an effort to reinvigorate Iowa’s economy.
For years now, the debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana has spread all across the nation and taken many forms. Today, the most prominent arguments are those for medicinal purposes. As research grows, more and more states begin to look at the potential gain from medicinal marijuana use, with Iowa being up on the slate next.
Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang will be visiting Ames this Thursday as part of a six-state tour to promote his platform, which advocates for universal income, universal health care and “human-centered" capitalism.
The Iowa Legislature convened for its 2019 session on Jan. 14 with new issues to address, such as education and abortion.
Gov. Kim Reynolds issued her annual Condition of the State address Tuesday, focusing on education, mental healthcare, criminal reforms and issues facing rural Iowans.
Despite a trend of lagging state appropriations to the Iowa Board of Regents in years past, Gov. Kim Reynolds recommended to fully fund the universities’ general operating request of $499 million, in her fiscal budget for FY2020.
A border wall, trade protectionism and so-called “fake news” were not common focuses among politicians when Donald Trump started running for president, but now people can hardly go a day without hearing something on one of these topics.
The man accused of killing Celia Barquín Arozamena, a former Iowa State golfer, was granted a new lawyer after handing in a handwritten request, according to the Des Moines Register.
The Iowa Board of Regents will discuss topics including public safety and spending at the state universities during its meeting this week.
Editor's Note: This is part three of an investigation to track the amount of money charged in recent Title IX cases against Iowa State. Part one was published Feb. 16, 2016, part two was published May 29, 2018.
J.D. Scholten was born in Ames, Iowa, in 1980. He graduated from East High School, and went on to play baseball for Morningside College and Nebraska University, where he made academic all-conference.
Congressman Steve King has represented different Iowa congressional districts since 2002. He prides his political career on several accomplishments, including fighting against pro-choice abortion laws and making English the official language of Iowa.
Iowa State university counsel Michael Norton may have violated the law by hiring outside counsel without proper authorization, according to a legal expert.
Students, public officials and action groups are asking Iowa State to make voting easier for students as Iowa’s new voter ID laws will be in partial effect for 2018’s midterm election.
Gubernatorial candidates Fred Hubbell and Kim Reynolds outlined their policy positions, plans and vision for Iowa’s future in their first of three debates Wednesday.