DES MOINES, IOWA (April 8, 2021) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and the Iowa Economic Development Authority are working together to help small businesses succeed. Every new business that registers with the Secretary of State’s Office is directed to resources available for Iowa entrepreneurs.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 7, 2021) — Four Moline Police Officers received the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Valor Award for their on-duty actions involving the rescue of a woman from a burning residence. All four officers suffered smoke-inhalation and had to be treated at a hospital following the rescue.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 6, 2021) Explore Earth's natural wonders and follow the stories of those trying to protect them this month on Iowa PBS. The statewide network will provide special programming on-air and online in the days leading up to Earth Day 2021, with programs ranging from saving coral reefs to fighting world hunger.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 2, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation, which extends critical regulatory relief for an additional 30 days to those on the frontlines of COVID19 recovery.

DES MOINES (March 31, 2021) Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the state proclamation declaring the month of April to be Safe Digging Month in Iowa, in conjunction with National Safe Digging Month. Common Ground Iowa (CGI) sponsored the proclamation with the support of Iowa One Call.

GALVA, ILLLINOIS (March 31, 2021) — The Illinois Capital Development Board has announced $1.4 million has been released for the renovation of the east-campus roofs at Black Hawk College from the state, with local matching-funds supporting a total investment of $1.8 million. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the Black Hawk College campus that have been stalled due to a lack of investment by previous administrations.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 25, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Justin Lightfoot as a district court judge in Judicial District 6.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (March 25, 2021) — Three high school seniors are receiving Keep Iowa Beautiful $1,000 scholarships toward their studies at an Iowa college or university. Governor Kim Reynolds will make the presentations at ceremonies at the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 30, 3PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 24, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced that COVID-19-impacted renters and homeowners will be able to apply for assistance with rent and mortgage payments through two assistance programs beginning Monday, March 29, 2PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 23, 2021) Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law: