DES MOINES, IOWA (December 5, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds highlighted her efforts to reduce recidivism in Iowa during the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting. Gov Reynolds highlighted her 2nd chance initiatives and how those tie into the state’s overall workforce-development plan. This quarterly meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board occurred at Indiana Women’s Prison in Indianapolis.

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (December 5, 2019) — The Rutherford Institute has come to the aid of an elderly Delaware woman who has alleged that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners groped her upper and lower body, including feeling inside the waistband of her pants, during a security screening at Philadelphia’s Internat

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 4, 2019) — The Quad Cities River Bandits praised the newly-created Save Minor League Baseball Task Force, which has been organized by members of Congress to prevent Major League Baseball (MLB) from eliminating 42 minor league franchises, nearly one-quarter of all minor-league teams around the country.

 

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 4, 2019) — A veteran national political journalist says polarization is higher in American politics than he can ever recall, and the political divide figures to continue during the 2020 presidential election cycle.

Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal executive Washington editor and chief commentator, addressed polarization during his Tuesday evening talk at Monmouth College, titled "Election 2020: Politics in a Time of Disruption."

WASHINGTON DC (December 5, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley wrote to World Bank President David Malpass requesting a meeting regarding recent reports of a highly-questionable $50 million loan provided to an organization associated with the forcible internment of Chinese Uighur Muslims, a population that has experienced grave human-rights violations at the hands of the communist Chinese government.

 

IOWA CITY, IOWA (December 5, 2019) — Arlene Humble was born in the late 1950's in Ossian, Iowa, with a condition that no one had ever heard of before, clubfoot. Her feet were severely pointed down and tilted inward so that the soles nearly touched one another. The local physician thought she would never walk normally.

WASHINGTON DC (December 5, 2019) — Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Ron Johnson (R-WI), respectively chairmen of the Senate Finance, Commerce, and Government Affairs Committees, are together seeking more fulsome answers in response to an August letter from Sen Grassley that raised concerns about staff-departures, low morale, and low productivity at the Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG).

DUBUQUE, IOWA (December 5, 2019) — University of Dubuque was recently awarded a $9,535 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to purchase a microplate reader to enhance the teaching and research capabilities of UD’s cellular and molecular biology laboratory facilities.

 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 4, 2019) — 

Christkindlmarkt St Nicholas Dinner and Sneak Peek Party, December 6 @ 5-9PM

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