DES MOINES, IOWA (June 1, 2020)— Governor Kim Reynolds and Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie released the following statements on the protests and violence that occurred in downtown Des Moines on the evening of Friday, May 29:
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 27, 2020) — The State of Iowa’s 2020 US Census Complete Count Committee, formed by Governor Kim Reynolds, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg and vice-chaired by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, is launching a
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 26, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency until June 25, 2020.
As previously announced, the proclamation permits bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and social and fraternal clubs may reopen on May 28 with the same public health measures as restaurants in place.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 25, 2020) — The state of Iowa has been notified of 263 additional positive cases for a total of 17,213 positive cases. There have been additional 2,841 negative tests for a total of 110,358 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. The positivity rate for this report is 8.4%.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 20, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits summer school activities, including baseball and softball, to resume on June 1. And effective this Friday, May 22, movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums, and wedding-reception venues will be permitted to reopen with appropriate public health-measures in place.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 14, 2020) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds, House Speaker Pat Grassley, and Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver announced their request for the Revenue Estimating Conference to convene a meeting prior to the Legislature reconvening. The REC estimate will be used as a data point for the Legislature to use in the creation of a FY 2021 budget.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 13, 2020) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate public-health measures in place. It also permits restaurants (but not bars), fitness centers, libraries, and race tracks to reopen in the 22 counties where they have remained closed.
DES MOINES, IOWA (May 6, 2020) — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 293 additional positive cases for a total of 10,404 positive cases. There have been an additional 2,309 negative tests for a total of 52,767 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.
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