Politics

  • Senate, House propose tax reform

    - Nov 13, 2017
    Standard deduction increases and tax credits for low- and middle-income Americans are central to House and Senate draft tax reform proposals. By Molly Hunter molly-hunter@uiowa.edu Iowa congressional delegates say the proposed tax changes will increase standard...
  • Iowa’s two farm systems coexisting

    - Nov 10, 2017
    Brandi Janssen delivered a lecture about the overlap between large and small scale systems of farming in Iowa on Thursday night. By Julia DiGiacomo julia-digiacomo@uiowa.edu When most people think of Iowa, one thing comes to mind:...
  • Iowa representative proposes Water Quality Conservation Act

    - Nov 10, 2017
    Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, proposed the Water Quality Conservation Act to help meet the needs of local Iowans. By Julia Shanahan julia-shanahan@uiowa.edu Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, has proposed the Water Quality Conservation Act after he discussed water-conservation...
  • When UI students bridge the gap

    - Nov 8, 2017
    Trying to hear the other side in politics can build a community, but it can also leave one living on an isle. By Molly hunter molly-hunter@uiowa.edu At a September town hall at the University of Iowa...
  • Bipartisan VA Bill Passes

    - Nov 8, 2017
    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, discussed his plans to advance the well-being of U.S. veterans in a Tuesday press release from his office in honor of Veterans Day. “… Let’s start with the patient-backlog scandal that has...
  • Republican Steve Ray fights for Iowa gubernatorial nomination

    - Nov 7, 2017
    Steve Ray remains unfazed by his Republican opponents. The Daily Iowan’s Politics Editor spoke with him on the 2018 election, properly taxing Iowans, and the lack of mental-health treatments in the state of Iowa. By Madeleine...
  • Some take aim at news media

    - Nov 6, 2017
    UI students say the mainstream media are contributing to a destructive American political discourse. By Molly Hunter molly-hunter@uiowa.edu University of Iowa sophomore Josiah Argo, a self-identified moderate libertarian, said he believes the mainstream media have played...
  • Iowa native tied to Russia probe withdraws from USDA-post consideration

    - Nov 3, 2017
    Iowa native Sam Clovis on Wednesday withdrew from consideration his nomination to become the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist. Clovis, a former top official to President Trump’s campaign, decided to rescind his nomination amid questioning...
  • What Trump’s agenda means for Iowa

    - Feb 28, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Forty days after his inauguration, President Trump pitched his legislative agenda on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. This is what Trump’s four major policy proposals mean for Iowa: IMMIGRATION...
  • King’s stance on immigration

    - Mar 22, 2017
    In an exclusive interview, Rep. Steve King outlined his vision for immigration policy in the United States. By Maria Curi maria-curi@uiowa.edu Soon after he tweeted “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies,” Rep. Steve...

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