Iowa’s first online school says its enrollment exploded during the Pandemic, could it be a sign online learning could be here to stay? As schools across the state navigate virtual learning during the pandemic, The Iowa Virtual Academy has been doing it for nine years. Now, other districts are learning there can be benefits to having that online option.
A right-wing conspiracy theorist from Iowa seen prominently in videos taunting a U.S. Capitol police officer and pursuing him up stairs during the Jan. 6 riot may be released from jail as he awaits federal court hearings in Washington.
Labor unions representing state workers have filed a complaint with the state Occupational Safety and Health Administration, arguing the lack of a mask mandate at the Iowa Capitol threatens the safety of everyone who enters the building.
Louie Zumbach, who was just elected as a supervisor did not give any recommendation to the board for a raise or a pay cut. As a state representative, he introduced legislation that would limit salaries of the county supervisors to the median income.
Iowa Republican U.S. Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks is calling on Congress to, “follow precedent” and dismiss a complaint filed by democrat Rita Hart challenging her win in Iowa’s second district race.