NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (April 15, 2019) —  After a successful Hometown Kickoff in Newark on Saturday, where he argued that Americans can’t wait for justice, Senator Cory Booker will travel to Iowa today to unveil one plank of his plan to ensure economic justice in our country — a bold new tax-cut aimed at putting more money in the pockets of American families.

 April 15 is Tax Day, the deadline for Americans to file their 2018 federal income-tax returns.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds was joined by lawmakers to announce a $15 million legislative-funding package for Fiscal Year 19. The governor also signed an Executive Order #4, which creates the Flood Recovery Advisory Board.

WASHINGTON DC (April 15, 2019) — An average taxpayer is going to have to fork over more than $2,000 this year just to cover their share of the interest on the national debt. It’s a huge sum going purely to finance the spending and borrowing of the past.

At the rate the national-debt is rising, interest payments — the fastest-growing part of the federal budget — will be bigger than Medicaid by next year and the military by 2025.

WASHINGTON DC (April 15, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley of Iowa sent a letter to National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A Córdova seeking information regarding the processes in place at NSF to detect and deter threats to NSF-supported research.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 15, 2019) - The Iowa Broadcast News Association held their annual convention and awards event Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Johnston. Along with being recognized for its 50 years of service, Iowa Public Television was recognized for work in four large market television award categories:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — Media is invited to Google’s free "Grow with Google" workshop in Davenport on April 17, 9:30AM-4:30PM, at the Davenport Public Library. The tech-company’s economic opportunity-initiative aims to help job-seekers and small-businesses learn the digital-skills they need to succeed through onsite instructional-training led by visiting Google teams, presenters, and coaches.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — On Monday, Governor Kim Reynolds signed the following 8 bills into law:

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — Iowans will gather to pay tribute to those Iowans who lost their lives in 2018 while on the job at the annual Workers’ Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, April 29, at 11AM. The ceremony will be held at the State Capitol, West Terrace lawn. In case of inclement-weather, the ceremony will be held in the Wallace Building Auditorium 502 E 9th Street. in Des Moines.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority today announced a new down-payment assistance-program for first-time and repeat home-buyers. The program offers a 0% loan for up to five-percent of the sale-price, or $5,000, whichever is less and repayable upon refinance or sale of the home.