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Iowa slated to ban all future basic income programs

Iowa slated to ban all future basic income programs

Sen. Bill Dotzler, 75, called the last two legislative sessions the “worst attack” on low-income and working-class Iowans he has ever seen. The Democrat from Waterloo—who has served in the legislature for over three decades—made those remarks Tuesday as the Iowa...

What you need to know about Iowa’s bill to arm school staff

What you need to know about Iowa’s bill to arm school staff

Gov. Kim Reynolds is expected to sign a new law that will allow Iowa schools to arm staff and grant them legal and civil immunity in the event of a shooting. The bill—HF 2586—is part of Iowa Republican lawmakers' direct response to the Jan. 4 school shooting in Perry...

Rob Sand: Iowans must stand with sexual assault victims

Rob Sand: Iowans must stand with sexual assault victims

Lots of topics get swept under the rug because they’re not comfortable for us to confront. Sometimes we’d rather pretend the problems don’t exist or couldn’t happen in a place like Iowa. But they do, and it can happen anywhere—even in our great state. It is our...