The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce will host its first-ever Black and Brown Business Summit this week.
City of Cedar Rapids Agrees To Pay $8 Million Settlement To Man Who Was Shot By Officer During 2016 Traffic Stop
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IPR News And Podcasts
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.
A national program is reaching out to Iowa’s Latinx LGBTQ youth with a new resource.
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.
State Government News
Ben Kieffer and his guests have a number of quick conversations about the biggest news stories of the week.
A week after House committees presented appropriations budgets, the Senate followed. There are a few differences between the two chambers and they must be resolved for the budget bills to pass. Two of the governor’s appointees are in danger of not being confirmed by the Senate. Confirmation requires two-thirds majority and if Democrats unite in opposition, an appointee will be removed from their position.
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