Photo by John Pemble

Gov. Branstad today gave his clearest signal to date that he is prepared to sign a gas tax increase into law. 

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate fought back against the Branstad administration’s hiring and firing practices.

Photo by John Pemble

Junior high and high school students from across the state rallied at the capitol today.

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More Iowa four-year-olds could enroll in preschool under a bill in the Iowa Senate. 

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Where to put cell phone towers in Iowa towns will be on the agenda when state lawmakers reconvene next week.