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  • Grassley Grassley believes FCC policy violates First Amendment

    Last may, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a program in which it would bring people into America's newsrooms. A field test for this program is scheduled to launch in South Carolina in the Spring, but Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley believes this is a violation of the First Amendment. 

    February 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dr Andrew Green.jpg Central to host Political Science convention

    Political Scientists from throughout the state will be coming to Marion County next weekend, as Central College hosts the Iowa Association of Political Scientists' annual convention and program. 

    February 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Legislators, Raceway work on $2M sales tax rebate

    Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) has introduced a bill that would rebate $2 million, or no more than 25 percent of the costs, of improvements at the Knoxville Raceway. 

    February 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Amy Sinclair.jpg Sinclair, Heartsill at forum Friday

    Sen. Amy Sinclair and Rep. Greg Heartsill will take part in a public forum on Friday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m. at Tasos'.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heartsill mug Heartsill introduces term limit legislation

    Rep. Greg Heartsill has introduced House Joint Resolution 2002, to amend the Constitution of the State of Iowa to limit the number of terms served in the state legislature and governor's office. 

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg No elected official salary discussions yet

    Regarding County Department head budget requests, Board of Supervisors' Chairman Craig Agan said the meetings are going well. The supervisors are trying to balance each department's requests with the spending levels available to provide services. Department heads also say the meetings were good.

    January 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • WebJonathan Ray Narcisse.jpg Conservatism rings through Narcisse message

    Publisher Jonathan Narcisse of Des Moines unsuccessfully ran a campaign for the Governor's Office in 2010 as an independent. This year, he is giving it another chance as he seeks the Democratic Party nomination. 

    January 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Democrats.jpg Mid-term caucuses see low attendance

    The Republican and Democrat caucuses held in Knoxville Tuesday night appeared to have low turnouts. 

    January 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • New Governor-Branstad.jpg Governor visits Pella following announcement of re-election
    Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds were at Pella's Smokey Row this morning to discuss the accomplishments seen under the leadership of Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds, and share their vision for building Iowa's future.
     

    January 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • New Governor-Branstad.jpg Branstad delivers Condition of the State address
    Gov. Terry E. Branstad today delivers his 2014 Condition of the State Address, “Iowa is Working,” with a focused legislative agenda: A veterans jobs plan, Home Base Iowa; connecting Iowans through increased broadband access; reducing student debt by freezing tuition at Regent universities; protecting Iowa’s children through anti-bullying legislation; and increased access to apprenticeships and job training for Iowa students and workers.

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo

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