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Federal judge halts Trump Administration directive to slash food stamps for hundreds of thousands during pandemic

Federal judge halts Trump Administration directive to slash food stamps for hundreds of thousands during pandemic

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge has blocked a Trump Administration rule set for next month that would have kicked hundreds of thousands of needy, hungry Americans off of…

Upmeyer discusses House Republican child care package

Upmeyer discusses House Republican child care package

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake, Speaker of the Iowa House: International Women’s Day is observed across the world on March 8th.…

Mason City schools to extend Spring Break

Mason City schools to extend Spring Break

MASON CITY – In light of the fluid situation surrounding the spread of the coronavirus and what the impact will be upon students, staff and community members as they return…

Secretary Pate pledges $1 million to assist counties with cybersecurity; Requests counties shift to .gov domains

Secretary Pate pledges $1 million to assist counties with cybersecurity; Requests counties shift to .gov domains

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced a plan to provide $1 million to Iowa counties to assist them with cybersecurity resources ahead of the 2020 elections.…

UNI Athletics cancels all athletics through academic year

UNI Athletics cancels all athletics through academic year

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa, in coordination with the Missouri Valley Conference and the NCAA, has canceled all spring sports through the 2019-20 academic year in response…

U.S. House passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

U.S. House passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

WASHINGTON — The House today passed, on a bipartisan 363-40 vote, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe…

Steve King to host town halls in Floyd and Hardin counties on March 19

Steve King to host town halls in Floyd and Hardin counties on March 19

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Steve King announces that he will be hosting town hall meetings in Floyd and Hardin counties on Thursday, March 19. The town halls are open to…