Jason Dinesen smiled politely and shook his head when asked about a new bill in the U.S. Senate that aims to improve how the IRS handles cases of identity theft by assigning one agent to deal with each invididual case.Read More →
Thirteen-year-old Josue was one of many teen-age kids from Central America who were herded through Omaha Immigration Court on Tuesday, part of a wave of children coming to America.Read More →
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog
DES MOINES, Iowa — Kayden’s Law seemed like a “no-brainer” when it was passed in 2012.
Named for a 7-year-old girl who was killed in 2011 by a speeding motorist, the law imposed mandatory penalties for anyone not stopping at least 150 feet from a school bus when the bus’ red [...]
They say college is nothing like the real world.
The state university system’s Board of Regents is proving that lack of realism isn’t confined to undergraduates.Read More →
Bruce Braley is making raising the minimum wage a centerpiece of his U.S. Senate campaign, but isn’t answering questions about its impact on small business.Read More →
Iowa’s annual sales tax holiday is confusing and probably doesn’t do anything to boost the state’s economy.Read More →