The state is still creating guidance for the waiver and it won’t be available until early August. It is assumed the Iowa Department of Public Health will not approve long term plans for a district to provide instruction primarily through remote learning, according to these documents.
Emails between the Iowa Department of Public Health and local health officials said Governor Kim Reynolds was going to announce the plant as an outbreak center on April 16th. Instead, it was announced as an outbreak location days later on April 20th.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart said he, City Manager Jeff Pomeranz, City Council Member Dale Todd and Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne German will no longer meet with The Advocates for Social Justice, according to emails reviewed by I9.
Former Cedar Rapids Police Officer Lucas Jones was fired for lying about intentionally turning off his audio recording on his body camera during a traffic stop in October 2016, two days before he shot and paralyzed a driver during a different traffic stop.
Dale Lewis lives in Cedar Rapids. He says in late December, he suffered from chest pain while at work in North Liberty. His supervisor called an ambulance and Lewis received treatment. He thought his insurance or employer paid the ambulance bill, which is why it surprised him to get a letter in mid-January from the Johnson County Ambulance Service.