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Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

People in Iowa joined those across the country in reacting to Tuesday's verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial. IPR’s Kassidy Arena also has reaction from a state lawmaker who has been active in advocating for racial justice in Iowa. At the statehouse, a group of Iowa school districts with voluntary diversity plans would have to end open enrollment restrictions under a bill now headed to Governor Kim Reynolds. Plus, Senate Republicans are making another attempt to pass legislation that would require additional verification of Iowans’ eligibility for food assistance and Medicaid.