DES MOINES, IOWA (November 4, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has announced that she is allocating an additional $28 million in direct relief to Iowa’s hospitals and local county health departments to help manage increased needs due to COVID-19. The funding comes from the $1.25 billion in federal CARES Act funds allocated to the state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has announced 46 awardees of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn Grant, totaling $5.85 Million. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 30, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds announced Iowa will receive a US Department of Labor Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant for up to $3 million to assist the state’s response to the severe storms of August 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 30, 2020)  The State continues its plans to relocate or transition Test Iowa sites in preparation for the winter months.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 29, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has announced she has set aside $2 million in CARES Act funding to support the development of a next-generation COVID-19 vaccine through a partnership between Iowa State University and the University of Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 29, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds accepted the final report of the Governor’s FOCUS Committee on Criminal Justice Reform today during the 8th Annual Iowa Summit on Justice and Disparities. The committee, which Gov Reynolds announced at last year’s summit, was charged with making recommendations for building an unbiased criminal justice system in Iowa. The committee’s reco

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 26, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 26, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has announced the launch of the new Iowa County Fairs Relief Program. The program will provide short-term relief to eligible county and district fairs for the purpose of continuing or resuming operations in the context of the public health emergency.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 22, 2020) — The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education has announced 43 Iowa colleges and universities have been awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 21, 2020) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it is investing $24 million to provide broadband internet in rural communities across the state of Iowa. The investment is part of the ReConnect Program.

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