ISU Asks for Delay in Enforcing Marijuana Trademark Ruling

Iowa State University administrators have requested that a federal court stay a ruling last month determining that they violated a student group's free-speech rights...

IUB Chair: Bakken Pipeline Decision Coming in March

The Iowa Utilities Board plans to make a final decision on whether to approve Dakota Access LLC's petition for a hazardous liquid pipeline permit...

Weekly News Roundup: Cannabis Bill Advances as Funnel Deadline Kills Others, IUB Reconvenes on...

A look at some of the headlines over the past week, on the day of the Iowa Legislature's first funnel deadline for legislation to...

Quirmbach’s 21+ Smoking Bill Dies

A bill (SF 2016) introduced by Ames' Democratic state Sen. Herman Quirmbach that would have raised the smoking age in Iowa to 21 has...

Weekly News Roundup: Grassley Joins Calls to Delay Scalia Successor, Dems Seek to Halt...

A (belated) roundup of the stuff making headlines over the past week or so: Grassley joins GOP calls to delay nomination of Scalia's successor: News...

Bakken Pipeline Decision May Not Come Until March [Updated]

Update, 2/11: The Iowa Utilities Board has decided against making a decision today on Dakota Access LLC's pipeline permit petition. Instead, the board scheduled a...

Weekly News Roundup: Dem Caucus Fallout, Chelgren’s Pander, Bakken Pipeline Decision Nears

Controversy Persists over Results of Democratic Caucuses: On Thursday, the Des Moines Register, in a strongly worded editorial titled "Something smells in the Democratic...

Caucus Postscript: The Disenfranchised

As I drove to Donald Trump's victory party that wasn't to be Monday in West Des Moines, I listened to a public radio program...

No, This Video Doesn’t Show Voter Fraud by Clinton Supporters

Supporters of Bernie Sanders have been out in force on social media today, celebrating their candidate's strong showing Monday night but also spreading around...

Iowa Feels the Bern on Caucus Night

At the Holiday Inn by the Des Moines International Airport on Monday night, the mood is festive as Bernie Sanders supporters watch the Democratic...