The Iowa Republican

Grassley: Bump stock ban is ‘common sense’

by James Q. Lynch, The Gazette Sen. Chuck Grassley won’t say if he would support legislation banning bumps stocks —…

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Iowa student loan debt: $13.08 billion, state’s public universities report some progress

by Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Tuition rates at public and private colleges and universities nationally — and in Iowa —…

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Iowa governor Reynolds seeks foreign agent law change

by Rod Boshart, The Gazette DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds says she will ask Iowa legislators next session to…

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As Trump and Xi Jinping meet in China, an Iowan is the bridge between them

by Kyle Munson, Des Moines Register BEIJING — The Iowan who has the ear of the leaders of two world…

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Ag Secretary candidate Craig Lang says Iowa needs to more diverse ag sector

by OK Henderson, Radio Iowa Former Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Lang has filed the paperwork to launch a campaign…

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Waterloo-Cedar Falls jobless rate still best in a decade

by Pat Kinney, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier WATERLOO — Unemployment rates in Waterloo-Cedar Falls remain the best in nearly a decade. The…

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In Iowa, Apple CEO Tim Cook touts its new data center jobs as the ‘future’ of America

by Anita Balakrishnan, CNBC Apple will invest at least $1.3 billion in the first phase of an Iowa data center…

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Iowa unemployment rate dips to 3.2% in September

by Pat Curtis, Radio Iowa Iowa’s unemployment rate is the 9th lowest in the country, falling to 3.2 percent last…

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How Apple’s Waukee Data Center project came to be

by Clint Cole, Dallas County News The Waukee Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon at the Waukee Community Center…

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Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey officially nominated to join USDA

by Matthew Patane, The Gazette After months of speculation, Iowa’s agriculture secretary has been nominated for a post with the…

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