DES MOINES, IOWA (February 6, 2023) — Governor Reynolds has appointed Sergeant Brady Carney of the Des Moines Police Department’s (DMPD) Investigations Division to lead the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 6, 2023) — On Friday, February 3, Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Patrick McAvan as a district associate judge in Judicial Election District 8A.

McAvan, of Fairfield, Iowa, currently serves as an Assistant Jefferson County Attorney. He received his undergraduate degree from Loras College and his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 3, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has selected Brigadier General Stephen E. Osborn as the 28th Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 31, 2023) — The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the "Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest" and the "Meyer and Frances Shnurman Holocaust Visual Arts Contest" which are open to all Quad City Area students in grades six to twelve. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2023.

Both contests offer cash prizes as follows:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 31, 2023) — Iowa state government is becoming increasingly reactionary on issues important to most Iowans — especially younger Iowans. One Human Family QCA (OHFQCA), together with the Coalition for a More Just Iowa, seeks to change that narrative by engaging more young people in the political process.

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (January 30, 2023) — Mercury, a leading global, bipartisan public strategy firm, has announced that former United States Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois), has joined the firm as Co-Chair. As a former senior member of House leadership with a long career in both the public and private sectors, Bustos brings decades of experience in politics, journalism, health-care, and communications to Mercury and a long track record of success and accomplishments in each.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — RAGBRAI will announce its fiftieth anniversary route on Saturday, January 28th at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines.

The golden anniversary route announcement will take place at approximately 8PM at the in-person event. For those who are unable to attend in person, the announcement will be shared on RAGBRAI’s Facebook page at approximately 8:15PM followed by live interviews from the event at 8:30PM.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — A high-quality, expo-style traveling version of the exhibit Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools will officially open on the University of Dubuque’s campus with student-guided tours 4-6PM, Friday, February 3, 2023, in the Multicultural Student Center, Peter and Susan Smith Welcome Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined Utah Attorney General Sean D Reyes and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a 25-state coalition lawsuit over a US Department of Labor rule which would affect the retirement accounts of hundreds of millions of Americans.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 24, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird has announced three new members to her team. AG Bird named David Faith for Deputy Attorney General for Agency Counsel, Ed Bull for Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Health and Human Services Section, and Press Secretary Alyssa Brouillet to serve in the Attorney General’s office.

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