(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) leaders, spotlighted Iowa’s new push to encourage the hiring of veterans Wednesday at the administration’s weekly press conference.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following three bills into law Thursday:

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and a broad coalition of stakeholders will host a statewide forum on public safety next month to address challenges in rural Iowa, restorative justice, improving responses to those in the criminal justice system with behavioral health needs and strengthening community supervision.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags on the Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, in observance of the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony. Flags at the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial, located at the Oran Pape State Office Building, will be flown at half-staff the week of May 13-19, 2018, in honor of National Police Week.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with state and local law enforcement officials, unveiled one of the state’s newest tools for combatting drugs and addiction among Iowa youth Monday at Camp Dodge in Johnston.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions Tuesday.  The following appointees are not paid and are not subject to Senate confirmation:

Capitol Planning Commission:

Annette Renaud, Ankeny


City Finance Committee:

Jacob Anderson, Van Meter

Thomas Dryg, Bettendorf

Lisa Fraiser, Newton

Carrie Kruse, Windsor Heights


(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following 11 bills into law on Tuesday:

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a statement on Friday following news that Japan will open its market to U.S. ethanol:

“Today is a great day for Iowa farmers and our state’s renewable fuels industry. With Japan opening its market to U.S. ethanol, Iowa can further expand our trade opportunities in that region of the world.

Gov. Kim Reynolds called for the expansion of Pell grants to more short-term certificates in high-demand fields on Monday at her administration’s weekly press conference. The governor and Lt. Gov.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following eight bills into law on Wednesday, April 11th: