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  • Collective bargaining bill raises concern

    by - Feb 7, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu House Study Bill 84 which relates to public employees who use collective bargaining was introduced Tuesday and could hit The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) harder than any of the other state...
  • Officials spar over refugee proposal

    by - Feb 2, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa lawmakers and experts hold differing opinions on the constitutionality and effectiveness of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Attorney General Tom Miller (a Democrat) said this is a troublesome policy because...
  • Trump names Gorsuch for high court

    by - Jan 31, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he is nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Gorsuch graduated from Columbia, Harvard Law School, and...
  • Senate slashes university funding

    by - Jan 26, 2017
    By Anna Kayser | anna-kayser@uiowa.edu The Iowa Senate passed a budget bill on Thursday, voting to cut $18 million from Iowa’s three major public universities through the state Board of Regents’ funding as well as other state departments....
  • King pushes 6-week abortion bill

    by - Jan 25, 2017
    Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu On Tuesday, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, held a press conference introducing a proposed “heartbeat bill.” The bill, introduced in Congress on Jan. 12, would ban abortions once a fetus’ heartbeat is first...
  • Marching into deconstruction

    by - Jan 24, 2017
    In a movement in which millions around the world participated, a clash of ideas was inevitable. By Lily Abromeit | lily-abromeit@uiowa.edu While millions of people gathered in the streets of cities around the country and world...
  • Trump’s trade move sparks concern

    by - Jan 23, 2017
    Some see Trump’s withdrawal from TPP a threat to Iowa’s agriculture economy. Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu University of Iowa Professor of economics John Solow said President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on...
  • Blum safe in 1st District

    by - Nov 8, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com DUBUQUE, Iowa — Republicans held on to Iowa’s 1st Congressional District on Tuesday after Rep. Rod Blum beat his Democratic challenger, Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman Monica Vernon, for one of the most competitive...
  • 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...