Government

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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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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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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Lakes, rivers and streams seldom removed from list of impaired waters

If you stand on the Chain Lakes Bridge near Palo, there's no hint the Cedar River flowing underneath has gotten cleaner. But the 11.6-mile stretch fr ...

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Reynolds, Gregg introduce themselves to Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's been quite a couple of days, "let me tell you," Gov. Kim Reynolds told a cheering crowd that had come out to greet her Friday at t ...

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Hugs, maybe, but no body slams, new Iowa governor says

CEDAR RAPIDS - News reporters aren't likely to be body slammed by Iowa's Gov. Kim Reynolds, but she warned the media of another physical threat. "I a ...

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North Liberty among fastest growing cities in Iowa

North Liberty is among the fastest growing cities in Iowa so far this decade, new Census numbers show.The city, which has had tens of millions of doll ...

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