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State Treasurer proposes a retirement program modeled after College Savings Iowa
Iowa’s treasurer is pitching a plan to provide private sector workers with a retirement account, if their employer doesn’t already offer such a savings plan. Michael Fitzgerald says “Retirement Savings Iowa” would be modeled after another program run by his office. “We had such great success 18 years ago when we started College Savings Iowa, […]Full Post...
‘This Old House’ host visiting Iowa for home show (audio)
There are all sorts of home improvement shows on TV but the original program in the genre, “This Old House,” is still going strong on PBS and its host will be in central Iowa this week. Kevin O’Connor will be doing Q-and-A sessions with Iowa homeowners about their challenges as well as talking about television’s […]Full Post...
Iowa women eye strong finish
The Iowa Hawkeye women hope to finish the regular season strong and it begins with a game at home on Thursday night against seventh ranked Ohio State. The Hawkeyes are 5-7 in the Big Ten after Sunday’s home loss to Michigan State. “We are getting better and that is to be expected with a young […]Full Post...
Senator Ernst introduces bill to deal with military sexual assaults
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, has introduced legislation to help members of the military that have been sexually assaulted. Ernst says he Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act or SAVE, has several goals. “Including changing military culture and the overall prevention of sexual assault to stop this crime in the first place,” […]Full Post...
Lawyer: teen’s immigration status doesn’t matter in vehicular homicide case
Questions are being raised about the immigration status of a teenager who was at the wheel of a car that was involved in a crash in Omaha last month that killed an Iowa woman. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Eswin Mejia was drunk and street racing on January 31st when he rear-ended an SUV, killing the driver, […]Full Post...
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