“The Most Transparent Governor in Iowa History”

On May 21, Pat Garrett, the spokesperson for Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, called her "the most transparent governor in Iowa history" in response to...

Amid Scrutiny, Gov Promotes COVID-19 Face Shields Produced By Former Lawmaker Mark Chelgren

Governor Kim Reynolds paid a visit Friday to the town of Bloomfield in southern Iowa, where she promoted the efforts of former state Senator...

Son of DMPD Spox Parizek Endorses Black Lives Matter in Call for Father’s Dismissal

Keaton Parizek, the 18-year-old son of Des Moines police spokesperson and Sergeant Paul Parizek, called for his father’s dismissal from the department and voiced...

Federal Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Shut Down, Emptied of Oil

A federal judge on Monday ordered that the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline that crosses more than 300 miles of Iowa land temporarily be shut...

Steve King Calls on Gov to Crack Down on “Terrorist” Org Black Lives Matter

On Friday, just over a week after comparing Black Lives Matter protesters to Nazis, outgoing Congressman Steve King tweeted at Governor Kim Reynolds to...

Des Moines Police Start Riot at Iowa Capitol, Then Play the Victim

On the grounds of the state Capitol Wednesday afternoon — the same day Iowa’s much ballyhooed police reform law took effect — Des Moines...

Sioux Rapids Police Chief Suspended Over Post Advocating Violence vs Protesters

Tim Porter, the police chief of Sioux Rapids in northwest Iowa, has reportedly been suspended for two weeks without pay and will undergo sensitivity...

Grassley: Dems “Don’t Care Anything About the Black Community”

Asked Thursday by a Washington correspondent for the Nexstar Media Group — the parent company of Des Moines station WHO-TV — if he was...

Des Moines Police “Retaliate” with Arrest of Prominent Black Lives Matter Organizer

“What happened Monday night was a full on civil rights crisis.” These were some of the first words from Matthew Bruce, a prominent Black Lives...

Steve King Compares Black Lives Matter Protests to Nazi Pogram vs Jews

After a humiliating, self-inflicted primary defeat earlier this month, Congressman Steve King has apparently decided to spend his final, committee-free months in office doing...