News Briefing

  • Iowa House panel debates elections ‘modernization and integrity’ bill that includes voter ID:  GAZETTE
  • Bill banning abortion after 20 weeks advances:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa Republicans divided as new medical marijuana legislation introduced:  REGISTER
  • Water utilities bill heads to the Iowa House floor:  REGISTER
  • Trump begins laying out his agenda to Congress and touts his ‘promises kept’ so far:  GAZETTE
  • Trump signs executive orders on waters rule, black colleges:  USATODAY
  • A rumored renewable fuels order by Trump roils industry:  REGISTER
  • Possible realignment of state boards and commissions:  RADIOIOWA
  • Ban on using hand-held devices while driving moves forward in Iowa Senate:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa grocers want bottle law replaced:  QCTIMES
  • Legislators seeking study of ways to address opioid epidemic:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa Senate resolution seeks amendments to U.S. Constitution:  REGISTER
  • Bill would reduce penalty for first-time possession of small amount of pot:  RADIOIOWA
  • Bill criminalizing highway protests clears Iowa Senate subcommittee:  REGISTER
  • Bill to boot disruptive students declared dead in Iowa Senate:  REGISTER
  • ‘Personhood’ bill could limit Iowans’ access to birth control, experts say:  GAZETTE
  • Should UI have been offering so many legacy scholarships?:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • University of Iowa graduate student union reject new contract offer:  GAZETTE
  • Iowa State ad does not list minimum price for Leath’s plane:  AP
  • Make manufacturing great again? Easier said than done, and maybe not necessary in Iowa, experts say:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • A bit of statehouse ‘buzz’ about the honeybee:  RADIOIOWA
  • 1,387 refugees from countries targeted by Trump’s ban have settled in Iowa since 2007:  REGISTER
  • Johnson County to discuss abstaining from immigration enforcement:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Dozens gather in Sioux City to object proposed workers’ compensation provisions:  SCJOURNAL
  • Eastern Iowa Airport signs deal with Lyft:  GAZETTE
  • Sioux City school district moves to lower property tax rate:  SCJOURNAL
  • February enters weather books as one of Iowa’s warmest on record:  RADIOIOWA