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Iowans are bombarded with political claims on TV, radio or in the mail. The Gazette’s Fact Checker team hashes out some of those claims in our podcast. We argue a little, laugh a lot and eventually settle on a grade.
Gov. Kim Reynolds distributed a flier in Marion to promote private school scholarships. The Fact Checker is looking at claims about education spending and academic performance in other states that have implemented private school scholarships.
Limiting drug price hikes should be a “top priority” for Congress, according to recent poll. But members of the U.S. House and Senate have different plans for reducing costs for patients. How did Iowa’s House delegates vote?
Iowa environmental groups have claimed MidAmerican Energy Company, which has touted its goal to reach 100 percent renewable energy, is “secretly operating one of the largest coal fleets in the country” in a new ad airing in the state.
Iowa U.S. Rep. Marianette Miller-Meeks criticized the recent extension of mask mandates in airports and other transportation hubs, saying there’s “no science” to support such a move given air filtration systems and CDC guidance. But is that true?