Proposals to overhaul Iowa’s AEAs and address school safety, and a bill allowing state agencies to hire private auditing firms have been advanced by state lawmakers.
Best-selling author and climate law expert, Rob Verchick, examines the impact of climate change and makes the case for "climate resilience."
Political experts analyze the latest headlines, including the elimination of gender balance requirements for boards and commissions that passed the Iowa Senate, an Alabama court ruling that frozen embryos have the same rights as children and more.
Iowa lawmakers just passed their first funnel deadline of the 2024 legislative session.
Two cicada broods that haven't overlapped since 1803 will emerge simultaneously this year. This won't happen again for 221 years.
Miranda Rights include a right to an attorney, but that right doesn't mean that an attorney will be free in states like Iowa. A Marshall Project investigation found Iowa imposes some of the highest fees in the nation.
Political scientists offer context and analysis of the week's political headlines, including the House impeachment of the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, the special election in New York, Senate advancement of military aid packages and more.
This week Iowa lawmakers face their first deadline to keep bills alive this legislative session.
An Iowa native and former NFL kicker hopes for a Cyclone to Hawkeye touchdown pass during Sunday's Super Bowl game between the Chiefs and the 49ers.
A man of working class origins who overcame severe alcoholism to become the governor of Iowa and a U.S. Senator — on this episode of River to River, the life of Harold Hughes.
One month after the Perry High School shooting, we hear three perspectives on how to make schools safe.
The state of Iowa has nine Area Education Agencies that fill in the gaps for K-12 schools by offering disability and specialized services. Gov. Kim Reynolds thinks the agencies need to limit their scope, which has parents and educators concerned.
Five students from North High School in Des Moines have been spending most of their free time for the last two months developing an app to aid a lunar expedition.
Author Jerry Harrington discusses his new biography on Iowa. Governor and Senator Harold Hughes.
House Speaker Mike Johnson has denied pushing to kill the Senate's pending immigration deal to help former president Donald Trump on the campaign trail.
Officials at the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are alleged to have lied to their own agents in pushing forward an investigation into online gambling by University of Iowa and Iowa State University student athletes.
A new report from the Treatment Advocacy Center shows that Iowa is last in the country for the number of state psychiatric beds, offering only two per 100,000 residents.
As former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin was preparing to retire after serving 40 years in Congress, he founded The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement in 2013 to carry on his legacy and policy work.
Psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and MDMA have become a very active area of medical research.
Gov. Kim Reynolds endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. How does this impact her standing with GOP voters after Donald Trump dominated the Iowa caucuses?