Iowa Senator Joni Ernst says there could be a push for the leader of the Senate to bring up a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement before the end of the year — but she says the timing doesn’t look good. “The likelihood of that happening is very, very, slim. It is hard to get unanimous […]
State revenue forecasters are a bit more optimistic about how much tax money is flowing into Iowa’s coffers than they were two months ago. The Revenue Estimating Conference predicts state revenue for this fiscal year and the next will be slightly higher than they first thought. “All in all we feel things are moving well,” […]
People getting out of Iowa prisons after serving time for a felony will now have some more help in getting their voting rights restored. Anyone with a felony conviction must apply to the governor to get their those rights restored. Iowa Department of Corrections Director, Beth Skinner, says they are replacing the blank application with […]
A California man is ordered to spend 30 years in a federal prison after pleading guilty to sexually exploiting a Mason City teen. Twenty-two-year-old David Vogelpohl of Vista, California, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one count of sexual exploitation. Vogelpohl admits that in 2018, he persuaded, induced or enticed a female under the […]
State and federal officials will visit the southwest Iowa town of Stanton this afternoon for an announcement about the expansion of rural broadband services. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will join Governor Kim Reynolds in making a presentation. Kevin Cabbage, general manager and CEO of Farmers Mutual Telephone Company, says it’s being included in the […]