Iowa renters and housing advocates are bracing for a potential wave of eviction filings this week after the federal pandemic-related hold on many evictions ended July 31. Meanwhile, residents of six affordable housing complexes in the state are facing mass evictions unrelated to the end of the moratorium, raising concerns about a major reduction in Iowa’s supply of affordable housing and renters having nowhere to go.
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The Riverview Music Festival announced its full lineup this morning, announcing several Iowa-based BIPOC artists to play a secondary stage at the event.
Advocates are raising concerns about recent restrictions put in place in some of Iowa's prisons. The changes come in the wake of the killings of two staffers at the Anamosa State Penitentiary, allegedly by two inmates. Some loved ones worry the conditions behind bars may lead to further violence.
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Iowans are no longer required to get a permit to purchase or carry a handgun after changes to the state's gun laws took effect Thursday.
The legislative fruits of 2020’s demonstrations against police violence offers more protection to police and harsher penalties for protest-related charges.
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