Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have submitted recommendations for how to safely re-open the Capitol when the Legislature resumes the 2020 session.
After prematurely re-opening 77 counties, the Governor says Iowans who don’t go into work — out of fear for themselves or a vulnerable person in their family contracting COVID19 — will lose their unemployment benefits.
Iowa is experiencing staggering daily infections, record-high deaths, and it has yet to hit its peak. This is not the time to try to make people happy by randomly reopening segments of the economy like crowded farmers markets.
With the dramatic increase in positive cases at the prison (IMCC) at Coralville, it is obvious that the State of Iowa has not done enough to protect Iowa’s public servants who are working the front lines during this public health disaster.
As the COVID-19 public health emergency worsens, three Iowa State Senators are calling for immediate action in response to multiple outbreaks at meatpacking facilities across the state.
Iowans want to be part of the solution. That requires more Iowans knowing what is going on. We deserve straightforward leadership that includes timely, accurate data, and clear directions.
Simple instructions for making face masks, thanks to JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores.
Democratic legislative leaders call on the Governor to immediately issue a statewide stay-at-home order.
Information for Iowans on the coronavirus outbreak, response to it and recovery resources. Updated regularly.