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I am the Des Moines Bureau Chief for The Gazette. I am based in Des Moines, where I cover Iowa politics and government, including the Iowa Legislature, the governor and state agencies, and the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses. I am a Wisconsin native, so if you follow me on Twitter, sorry about all the Badgers tweets.
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Latest Articles by Erin Murphy
Health Care and Medicine Jul. 3, 2022 7:56 am91d ago
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, states are taking steps to limit abortion access -- including access to medical abortions. Organizations that offer medically-induced abortions through telemedicine are grappling with this rapidly changing landscape.
Government & Politics Jul. 1, 2022 10:40 am93d ago
Starting Friday, Iowans will see reduced unemployment benefits. Child care providers will see relaxed regulations and third-party food delivery services will face fines for using a restaurant’s logo or menu without permission.
State Government Jun. 23, 2022 4:53 pm101d ago
During a roundtable discussion with a federal commerce official, stakeholders said the funding must be deployed effectively and efficiently to meet rural Iowans’ needs.