Fund Run by Ames Exec Is Main Donor to Defense vs. Water Works Lawsuit

After a request by the Iowa Freedom of Information Council for more information about the private donors to the defense fund that's helped cover...

Moody Discrimination Suit: A Symptom of Broader Diversity Problems at ISU?

So far, much of the reaction to the Associated Press report Monday that former Iowa State Cyclone and women's basketball star Nikki Moody has...

Report: Unnamed Donors Funding Counties’ Defense in Water Works Lawsuit

According to a report published tonight in the Des Moines Register, the majority of the money spent to defend Buena Vista, Calhoun, and Sac...

Appeals Court Denies Stay in NORML ISU Case; Pot T-Shirts Can Be Printed

Iowa State University faced another setback Thursday in its efforts to prevent the university's chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana...

Board of Medicine Member Opposes Conversion Therapy Ban, Compares Practice to Acupuncture

On Friday, the Iowa Board of Medicine denied a request to ban gender conversion therapy — a discredited and harmful practice pushed by anti-gay...

IUB Issues Pipeline Construction Permit to Dakota Access

The Iowa Utilities Board ruled today that Texas crude oil pipeline company Dakota Access LLC has complied with its pre-permitting conditions and has issued...

Dakota Access Lawyer Says Company Needs Road Improvements for Project It Denies Involvement In

On Tuesday, Bret Dublinske, a Des Moines attorney working for Dakota Access LLC on its Bakken pipeline project, was in attendance at the Story...

Dakota Access Disputes Questions of Pipeline Construction Violations

In response to concerns that Dakota Access LLC might be moving forward with pipeline construction efforts before complying with the conditions required in order...

IUB Rejects Dakota Access Confidentiality Claims, Warns of Possible Construction Fines

In an order issued Thursday (embedded below), the Iowa Utilities Board largely rejected an argument made by Dakota Access LLC that insurance information about...

Iowa Democratic Party Forms Caucus Review Committee

In the wake of the widely criticized caucuses Feb. 1, Iowa Democrats have organized a 26-member committee, as promised last month, to "conduct a...