The Cost of Uncertainty in Iowa’s Public Record Laws

Costs and time spent defining what qualifies as an open record in Iowa are the biggest impediments to gaining access to information about how...

Sanders Alleges Cheating at Polk County Convention

"Today Iowa Democrats held county conventions in all 99 counties, as Democrats came together united in our goal to turn Iowa blue up and...

Report: Obama No Longer Considering Kelly for Supreme Court

Ten days ago, the New York Times reported that the White House was vetting Jane Kelly, a former public defender and Eighth Circuit Court...

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...

Exclusive: The Day I Threw Tomatoes at Donald Trump

As told to Bryon Dudley On Jan. 26, Andrew Joseph Alemao attended a rally for Donald Trump in Iowa City. In protest, he threw tomatoes...

Pols Who Took Money from Dakota Access Dodge Bakken Pipeline Questions

With the Iowa Utilities Board expected to grant Energy Transfer Partners’ subsidiary Dakota Access LLC a construction permit for its proposed Bakken crude oil...

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...