Iowa

  • Water fight intensifies in Iowa

    by - Mar 6, 2017
    Gina Jochimsen | gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu A bill was recently introduced in the Iowa Legislature that could affect water-quality regulation in major cities across Iowa. The bill, House File 484, would transfer power from water utilities’...
  • What Trump’s agenda means for Iowa

    by - Feb 28, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Forty days after his inauguration, President Trump pitched his legislative agenda on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. This is what Trump’s four major policy proposals mean for Iowa: IMMIGRATION...
  • Locals mixed on minimum wage

    by - Feb 27, 2017
    By Gina Jochimsen | gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu It has been two months since Johnson County adopted the highest minimum wage in Iowa; local business owners, elected officials, and student employees differed on what this wage increase means to the...
  • Leaves of wind

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa politicians differ in their opinions of how much government influence should be present in the funding of potential renewable-energy projects. One project in the works is the ElectriciTree, a prototype that...
  • Legislators postpone changes to Chapter 20

    by - Feb 14, 2017
    State Democrats stand their ground in the debates over changes to Chapter 20 By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu Numerous state legislators participated in debates Tuesday evening to protest the changes to Iowa’s collective-bargaining laws outlined in...
  • Voters choose Donald Trump as the lesser of two evils

    by - Nov 9, 2016
    By Daily Iowan Staff and Associated Press In the closest presidential election since 2000, Republican Donald Trump stunned the country by upsetting Democrat Hillary Clinton to capture the Oval Office. Early Wednesday morning, the Associated Press...
  • Grassley Wins Seventh Term

    by - Nov 8, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | Emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Sen. Grassley, R-Iowa, has cruised into a seventh term, defeating Democrat Patty Judge. The race was called by the Associated Press moments after polls closed in Iowa at 9 p.m. With...
  • Bernie Sanders in Iowa City: Clinton college plan best for all

    by - Nov 4, 2016
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu and Marissa Payne | maryssa-payne@uiowa.edu  Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today in Iowa City where University of Iowa students interviewed by The Daily Iowan agreed Clinton’s plan...
  • Trump seizes on ‘outsider’ status, turns out Iowa vote

    by - Oct 28, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Donald Trump on Oct. 28 seized on a news cycle embroiled in alleged political corruption and painted himself as America’s outsider candidate in a bid to turn out...
  • While Trump struggles nationally, Iowa proves loyal

    by - Oct 27, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com While Donald Trump flounders in national polls, his numbers in Iowa have proved that his supporters in the state are resilient to controversy surrounding the Republican candidate. In the days after...