Demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has been decreasing for weeks in Iowa. But the Meskwaki Nation, the state's only federally-recognized tribe, has some of the highest vaccination rates in the state.
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Reynolds Proposes Tax Plan With State Takeover Of Mental Health Funding; House GOP Has Different PlanGov. Kim Reynolds proposed a wide-ranging tax plan Wednesday that would shift mental health funding from counties to the state. But House Republicans released a different tax plan as state GOP leaders are still trying to reach an agreement to end the legislative session.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said the state did not need $95 million from the federal government for COVID-19 testing in schools and said the state is increasing its outreach to encourage Iowans to get vaccinated.
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said last week on Fox News she wants to sign a new law before the end of this legislative session that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in women’s sports.
IPR Morning Edition host Clay Masters talks with IPR state government reporter Katarina Sostaric about issues at the Statehouse.
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