States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge

Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their communities. The shift to weekly instead of daily reporting in Florida, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota marked a notable shift duringContinue reading “States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge”

Iowa rejects U.S. request to help house migrant children

Need to find homes ’is the president’s problem,’ Reynolds tells radio audience Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday she has rejected a federal request to accept migrant children into the state, saying the need to find homes for them “is the president’s problem.” Reynolds told WHO-AM radio that her priority is the health and safetyContinue reading “Iowa rejects U.S. request to help house migrant children”

Iowa governor signs bill allowing permitless purchase, carry of handguns

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) on Friday signed a bill that allows people to purchase and carry handguns in the state without a permit. “Today I signed legislation that protects the 2nd Amendment rights of Iowa’s law-abiding citizens while still preventing the sale of firearms to criminals and other dangerous individuals,” Reynolds wrote in a statement. “We will neverContinue reading “Iowa governor signs bill allowing permitless purchase, carry of handguns”

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