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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
Campaigns & Elections Aug. 10, 2022 9:14 pm116d ago
RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, in Iowa, says she put state party chairman Jeff Kaufmann in an influential position because she wanted to keep Iowa's first-in-the-nation status
Derecho Anniversary Aug. 10, 2022 5:05 pm116d ago
Homeowner Mark Sutton of Cedar Rapids is not alone: Roughly 4,700 derecho-related claims filed by policyholders in Iowa remain open, according to the state insurance division.
State Government Aug. 1, 2022 3:45 pm125d ago
Administrative law judge Renee Sneitzer sued the state for discrimination after being fired in 2017; earlier this year, a judge and state oversight agency ordered she be reinstated.
Federal Government Jul. 17, 2022 8:48 am141d ago
Hinson did not directly say if she supports prosecuting other individuals who assist a person who is receiving an abortion, but her staff says she opposes it.