Gov. Kim Reynolds is encouraging Iowans to get the COVID-19 vaccine as numbers indicate demand for the shot is decreasing.
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The Des Moines Water Works is exploring a plan to build a set of alluvial groundwater wells as a way to lessen its reliance on the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers, which have been polluted with agricultural runoff for years. The $30 million plan would represent a philosophical shift for the utility.
Host Ben Kieffer speaks with Black Iowa organizers about the guilty verdicts in the tiral of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and what the result means for the racial justice movement.
The process of creating policy and law in the Iowa Legislature can be complicated. We break it down and make it easier to understand. Under the Golden Dome provides context, depth, and a better understanding of the Iowa legislative session. Learn about elected officials, influencers, and issues on this weekly podcast.
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State workplace safety regulators sent a letter last week to the Republican leaders of the Iowa Legislature that says conditions at the Statehouse “may expose workers to COVID-19 hazards.”
IPR Morning Edition host Clay Masters talks with IPR state government reporter Katarina Sostaric about some of the differences between the Iowa House and Senate when it comes to budget negotiations.
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