DES MOINES, IOWA (October 28, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed proclamations relating to the weight limits and transportation of grain, fertilizer, manure, and motor fuels.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 27, 2022) — Attorney General Tom Miller encourages Iowans to help curb the state’s opioid epidemic by participating in National Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday, October 29.

The National Take Back program provides opportunities twice a year for Iowans to properly dispose of unused medications. Since 2016, Iowans have disposed of more than 186,800 pounds — or 93 tons — of prescription medication at Take Back Day events.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 27, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Tyler Buller as a judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals.

Buller, of Johnston, Iowa, currently serves as an Assistant Attorney General in the Iowa Department of Justice. Buller received his undergraduate degree from Drake University and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.

WATERLOO, Iowa (October 26, 2022) — The deadline for the 2022 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest is fast approaching.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 25, 2022) — On October 20, the Scott County Jail experienced a clothes-dryer fire in the inmate laundry room portion of the jail. At 2:35PM, the jail central control received an emergency alert from an inmate worker that there had been a fire in the dryer and that he had put out the fire with a fire extinguisher.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 24, 2022) — Fareway Stores Inc announced today it has joined a statewide coalition to end human trafficking in Iowa. The Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT) initiative is led by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate. Fareway is a family-owned business based in Boone, Iowa. They are working with Sec Pate’s office to find ways to prevent human trafficking and raise awareness about this form of modern-day slavery.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 21, 2022) — Get inspired with your children and gain a greater appreciation for the cultural history of all Indigenous peoples! Join Iowa PBS virtually on Saturday, November 12, 9:30AM, for a very special Iowa PBS KIDS event.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 14, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced an initiative designed to prevent opioid addiction before it begins. The Billion Pill Pledge program, launched in conjunction with Goldfinch Health, extends education and resources to hospitals and providers in several communities across Iowa.

Deploying evidence-based approaches to pain management around surgery, the Billion Pill Pledge program aims to enact long-term change for Iowa communities.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 13, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds has released the following statement following the October meeting of the Revenue Estimating Conference.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 13, 2022) — Following the chaotic US military withdrawal from Afghanistan, tens of thousands of US-affiliated and at-risk Afghans have been welcomed into the United States via humanitarian parole. Unlike immigrant visa or refugee programs, humanitarian parole is not a pathway to permanent status; it is a temporary allowance to enter and remain in the United States.