Weekly News Roundup: Nancy Reagan Brought the Drug War to Ames, ISU Continues Pot...

Following the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan on Sunday, the Ames Tribune interviewed Youth and Shelter Services founder and former CEO George...

IUB, DNR Approve Bakken Pipeline Construction Permits [Updated]

Just minutes after reconvening in open session early this afternoon, the Iowa Utilities Board, as expected, approved a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for Dakota...

These Are the 21 State Senators Who Voted Against Protecting Trans People from Hate...

Earlier today, Iowa lawmakers passed Senate File 2284, a piece of legislation that would amend the state's hate crime statute to include crimes committed...

Weekly News Roundup: Dems Up Pressure on Grassley, State Senate Approves Medicaid Oversight Bill

Dems turn up the heat on Grassley over vow to block Obama SCOTUS nominee: As Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley continues his stand...

Patty Judge Officially Enters the Ring to Challenge Grassley

On Thursday, as Democrats continued to hammer Chuck Grassley over his refusal to even hold confirmation hearings as head of the Senate Judiciary Committee...

Report: Obama May Test Grassley with Iowan for SCOTUS Nominee

According to a report today in the New York Times, the White House is vetting Cedar Rapids Judge Jane Kelly, a public defender appointed...

FBI Bulletin Highlighted “Extremists” Who Vandalized Butter Cow

At the Iowa State Fair in August 2013, an animal rights group calling itself Iowans for Animal Liberation hid in the Agriculture Building until...

Prominent Iowa Christie Backers Weigh in on Trump Endorsement [Updated]

In 2011, concerned about Mitt Romney's electability and troubles connecting with American voters — or just sold on the concept of President Chris Christie...

Ahead of Pipeline’s Expected Approval, Foes Gather in Boone

A week and a half away from the Iowa Utilities Board's expected decision to approve a construction permit for the Bakken crude oil pipeline,...
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Weekly News Roundup: Grassley Vows No SCOTUS Hearings, Contractor Sues Egyptian Fertilizer Company

Grassley indicates he won't even hold hearings for Scalia's replacement: As Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, Chuck Grassley holds a powerful position over the fate...