The citation from Iowa OSHA, which our KCRG-TV9 i9 Investigative Team received through a public records request, said these were serious violations. And the agency gave the department of corrections a $9,472 fine for the citation.
The KCRG-TV9 i9 Investigative Team found state funding at the Anamosa State Penitentiary has grown by around 2.7%, even though the estimated total funds available for the state has grown by around 22.7%.
Death certificates our KCRG-TV9 i9 Investigative Unit found show Iowans dying of respiratory conditions due to an underlying cause of pneumonia. County staff members told us about a similar trend as well.
An email KCRG-TV9′s i9 Investigative Unit received shows the Iowa Department of Public Health only alerted county health departments it was expanding eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccinations 8-minutes before the announcement was made.
Minnesota’s Governor used a slightly misleading comparison to criticize Iowa’s Governor’s move to do away with most COVID-19 restrictions, including her mask mandate and restrictions on bars and restaurants.
The lack of a local snow removal company left residents at the Town and Country Housing Apartments snowed in for days, which meant they missed doctor’s appointments and services couldn’t reach the residents.
Our KCRG-TV9 i9 Investigative Unit learned fire code only requires multiple access points for emergency services when there are more than 30 homes in an area. There are only around 20 homes on South Park Road.
Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
Sen. Joni Ernst made to Iowa AARP that “I never once voted to cut benefits for seniors on Social Security and Medicare.” The ad accuses Ernst of lying, which we’ll address at the end, citing these claims.
Biden’s facts check out but it lacks that context. The letter from the Chief Actuary said those predictions would only come true if those cuts were permanent and no other source of revenue was added. That’s why this claim gets a ‘C’.
Emails, which KCRG-TV9′s i9 investigative unit received through a public records request, show a staff member from the Governor’s office was the first one to propose State Epidemiologist Dr. Caitlin Pedati’s pay raise.