Iowa News

Officials react to property tax bill

April 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

DES MOINES – After debates that went full into early Thursday morning, a bill that requires Iowa’s cities and counties to secure a supermajority before increasing property tax revenues is in front of the governor. [Read More…]

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Breaking News

Kearns won’t seek re-election in 2018

January 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DES MOINES – State Representative Jerry Kearns has indicated via Facebook and through media releases that he will not be seeking re-election to House District 83 in the November 2018 [Read More…]

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State Rep. Prichard says Iowa is out of balance

May 13, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON –  Starting any campaign is meeting with some influential people, thinking about money and planning a strategy. Charles City’s Todd Prichard, a state representative from the 52nd District, [Read More…]

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Education

Democrat leaders warn IPERS may be in GOP crosshairs

February 22, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With the GOP-led Chapter 20 restructure being signed into law, many Democrats in the Iowa legislature are worried now about possible changes to state employees’ retirement system. [Read More…]