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...
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Hoiberg’s Leadership Questioned as Bulls Slip Out of Playoff Race

Update, 4/10: On Sunday, the Bulls were officially knocked out of the playoffs after the Indiana Pacers' 129-105 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Would you...

Steve King Predicts “Very Nasty” Primary vs. Bertrand

In an interview with the Iowa State Daily about a week and a half after state Sen. Rick Bertrand, R-Sioux City, announced he would...

Weekly News Roundup: Bakken Pipeline Fast-Tracking Rejected, Iowa Senate OK’s Gun Silencer Bill

Request to fast-track Bakken pipeline rejected: On March 16, less than a week after the Iowa Utilities Board became the last of four states...
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Polk County Dem Leaders Defend Convention Process

In the days following the Democratic county conventions last weekend, controversy continued to swirl over the handling of the one in Polk County. There...