Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a wide-ranging tax bill into law Wednesday that will allow more income tax cuts to kick in, phase out backfill payments to local governments, and shift mental health funding from local property taxes to the state.
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Northwest and central Iowa adjust to an early drought this summer.
Summer reading recommendations from some of Iowa’s leading independent booksellers: children, and young adults edition.
Iowa PBS, Iowa Public Radio and xBk are excited to announce Juneteenth: The Movement, a two-hour live television, radio and digital event celebrating the Juneteenth holiday.
State Government News
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law that raises penalties for protest-related offenses, puts qualified immunity language into state law, expands some police protections, and makes it illegal to not stop for an unmarked police car.
Democrat Ras Smith formally launched his campaign for governor Tuesday, a candidacy that’s been called “historic." Smith would be the state’s first Black governor, and is laying out a vision of an Iowa that’s diverse and equitable.
A Police Officer Killed George Floyd 1 Year Ago. What Has Changed in Iowa?
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