The Iowa House has unanimously approved state tax breaks for some unemployed Iowans as well as Iowa business owners who got grants and loans financed with federal pandemic relief funds. The plan means Iowans who qualified for temporary federal unemployment would not have to pay state income taxes on those benefits for tax year 2020. […]
As the pandemic is forcing many tens of thousands of Iowans to work from home, the state’s official jobs website is offering some new options. Iowa Workforce Development is adding a Remote/Work From Home jobs display to its website in an effort to help job seekers who are specifically looking for that type of opportunity. […]
Close won’t be good enough for Iowa State. The Cyclones need to win one of their final two games to avoid their first winless conference season since the 1937 team went 0-10 in the Big Eight. They visit 18th ranked Texas Tech on Thursday night and finish with a game at Kansas State on Saturday. […]
After blasting those who are spreading what she called “misleading” and “inaccurate” information about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine for COVID-19, Governor Kim Reynolds took the shot herself on live TV this morning. “I wouldn’t ask Iowans to do anything that I’m not willing to do,” Reynolds said. The governor’s husband, Kevin, and Iowa Department […]
An Iowa lawmaker who’s been trying to legalize psychedelic mushrooms for medical use got a statehouse hearing on the idea early today, but Representative Jeff Shipley’s bill was defeated in subcommittee on a 0-3 vote. Shipley, a Republican from Fairfield, says psilocybin — the chemical found in so-called “magic” mushrooms — should be legalized as […]