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Kalbach: Keeping an eye on McKenzie Snow

Kalbach: Keeping an eye on McKenzie Snow

Gov. Kim Reynolds continued her war on public schools earlier this month when she narrowly won Iowa Senate confirmation of McKenzie Snow to lead the Iowa Department of Education (DOE). Snow is the wrong choice for the 500,000+ kids who attend our public schools, and I...

Bayer/Monsanto has poured money into Iowa politics for years

Bayer/Monsanto has poured money into Iowa politics for years

As Bayer, the major pharmaceutical and biotech company, lobbies the Iowa Legislature to enact legislation to protect it from civil suits related to its pesticide products, it is worth noting that Bayer and Monsanto—which Bayer purchased in 2018—have collectively...