Government

If California moves up its primary, will it hurt Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses?

Iowa Republicans, jealously protective of their first-in-the-nation precinct caucuses, are showing little concern about California's plans to move up ...

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Branstad reports financial assets as part of ambassador application

Former Gov. Terry Branstad reported at least $1 million in assets - and possibly as much as $3.3 million - as part of a federal financial disclosure r ...

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Grassley staffer to conduct office hours in Eastern Iowa

Fred Schuster, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley's regional director based in Cedar Rapids, hosts open office hours in Washington, Keokuk, Mahaska, Poweshiek, ...

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Case studies: How the new Cedar Rapids bus system will work

The Gazette analyzed four examples of public transit to and from high demand destinations. The below graphics compare the before and after changes in ...

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Catching a bus around Cedar Rapids? Major shake-up coming

CEDAR RAPIDS - The first major shake-up of the city's bus system in 15 years will bring more frequency on the busiest routes and satellite hubs to sav ...

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Interstate 380 roadwork will cause delays this summer

CEDAR RAPIDS - A major construction project is underway that's likely to cramp travel this summer on one of the busiest stretches of road in Eastern I ...

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Mount Vernon Road construction begins Tuesday

CEDAR RAPIDS - A paving project on Mount Vernon Road SE from just east of East Post Road to Vernon Valley Drive is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The pro ...

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Following $2.4 million renovation, Pleasant Creek open for business

PALO - Though the lake still is six feet below normal on the eve of the year's first holiday camping weekend, it will be #x201c;kind of business as us ...

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Linn County gets $731,000 FEMA obligation for 2016 flood

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn County officials last fall scrambled to set up flood barriers to ready for a rising Cedar River.The river crested at nearly 22 fee ...

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Cedar Rapids Trump rally postponed

A rally in Cedar Rapids for President Donald Trump has been postponed. Trump was scheduled to appear at the DoubleTree By Hilton Cedar Rapids Convent ...

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Cedar Rapids OKs fireworks use around Fourth of July and New Years

CEDAR RAPIDS - Consumer fireworks can fly in Cedar Rapids beginning next Thursday after elected officials declined to heed the advice of public safety ...

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A new kind of bridge for Johnson County

IOWA CITY - About midway between Iowa City and West Branch on Lower West Branch Road SE, just south of Interstate 80, a crew of bridge contractors car ...

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Rwandan man in federal prison gets probation for insurance fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Rwandan man, who is serving 15 years in federal prison on immigration fraud charges, was convicted of insurance fraud Thursday in Lin ...

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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks Gov. Kim Reynolds' first days in office

This week on the podcast the reporters discuss Gov. Kim Reynolds' and her first few days in office. On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis po ...

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Reynolds fills three state government leadership posts

CEDAR RAPIDS - A day after appointing an acting lieutenant governor, Gov. Kim Reynolds filled three more leadership positions in state government.The ...

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