Des Moines Register. December 6, 2017 Another job licensing study, another embarrassment for Iowa "Iowa frequently licenses occupations that are rarely licensed elsewhere." So begins the section about Iowa in … Click to Continue »
December 13 If I Were In NYC, I'd Go To This December 27 If I Were In Des Moines, I'd Go To This January 25 If I Were In France, I'd Go To This (Angouleme Festival) January 26 If I Were In France, I'd Go To This (Angouleme Festival) January...Show More Summary
Des Moines Register: Iowa’s first-in-the-nation Democratic presidential caucuses would break with decades of tradition in 2020 by allowing voters to cast absentee ballots and then releasing the raw total of votes won by each candidate. A Democratic National Committee panel known … Continue reading ?
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Reed Timmer scored 27 points with six 3-pointers, including three straight 3s in a game-breaking run, and Drake beat Omaha 93-74 on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid. Jalen Gibbs scored 16 points and C.J. Show More Summary
Grocer and beverage manufacturing groups want to rewrite Iowa's beverage container law and opt for a statewide recycling program instead. The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Grocery Industry … Click to Continue »
“If we talk to people on issues in a universal way, we are going to get their vote.” “I’d like to think of myself as ordinary,” says Ross Grooters as he describes his life in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, an eastern suburb of Des Moines. But then he corrects himself. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, I was flipping through the Des Moines Register while taste-testing two fine American craft beers when I saw an article that piqued my interest.
of His Constituents. Iowa Republican Senator Grassley came out publically stating he wants to eliminate the estate tax to help Iowans farmers stay on their family farms. In rebuttal, the Des Moines Register had this to say: Of the numbers of Iowans paying the estate tax, they can be quantified in the dozens each year. […]
The NBC affiliate in Des Moines reports: Controversial commentary from two local radio employees at a high school basketball game in northern Iowa is going viral — and has resulted in their firing. A video clip from a boys basketball...Show More Summary
Des Moines Register. November 30, 2017 Concerns with Koch investment in Meredith are overblown, but data laws weak Meredith's purchase of Time Inc. is likely good news for Des Moines, … Click to Continue »
DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) -- "I looked on camera and there`s three guys running down my driveway and they had guns," said Tommy Rhodes. "So, I don`t use my front door, so I went out to see what was going on, thinking it was police, maybe (they) needed something, they were looking for somebody." Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Alec Baldwin mixed his Emmy-winning impression of President Donald Trump and the advocacy of a serious Democratic activist Monday, headlining a state party banquet in Des Moines. The actor known lately for his...Show More Summary
Alec Baldwin is rallying Iowa Democrats with a mixture of his Donald Trump impression and advice of a serious political activist headlining a party fundraiser in Des Moines. The actor, … Click to Continue »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Reed Timmer buried seven 3-pointers and all seven of his free throws for a career-high 32 points and Drake turned back Chicago State 79-67 on Sunday. Nick McGlynn just missed his third straight double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-1). Fred Sims Jr. Show More Summary
Des Moines Register. November 24, 2017 GOP's $1.5 trillion tax plan is not a 'victory' for Iowans Under the House plan, the middle 20 percent of Iowa taxpayers would realize … Click to Continue »
Magazine publisher and broadcast company Meredith Corp. said Sunday afternoon it will acquire Time Inc. in a deal valued at $2.8 billion, as the print magazine industry continues to struggle. The Des Moines, Iowa-based company said in a statement that the deal had been approved by both firms’ boards...
“Democrats running in a crowded primary race for Iowa governor are confronting an uncomfortable reality: Their party’s reputation is in tatters in rural Iowa,” the Des Moines Register reports. “Democrats’ challenges in rural Iowa are plain to see in its [...]
Des Moines Register. November 17, 2017 Grassley shouldn't be Trump's errand boy in takeover of courts Sen. Chuck Grassley has been known for his bipartisan approach and work ethic over … Click to Continue »
Politico: “De Blasio, whose unfulfilled national ambitions have never been far from the surface, will be in Des Moines in early December preaching the progressive message as the best means for Democrats to win control of statehouses nationwide and, the [...]