Iowa’s taxpayer watchdog will face new restrictions on his office’s ability to access certain records when auditing government programs for waste, fraud and abuse.
Articles Tagged: Iowa State Auditor
State Government May. 24, 2023 8:23 am17d ago
Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand held news conferences, met with lawmakers and gathered letters from bipartisan leaders to try to stop a bill that would limit his access to state records. Now, with Senate File 478 sitting on Gov. Kim Reynolds’ desk awaiting her expected signature, Sand is taking his case on the road.
State Government May. 11, 2023 4:07 pm29d ago
The governor said she does not feel that reports of some Iowa private schools increasing tuition weakens the state’s new financial assistance program
State Government Apr. 20, 2023 6:20 pm50d ago
Iowa House Republican lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that would define and in some cases
News Apr. 19, 2023 4:28 pm51d ago
The fire chief in the small Cedar County town of Stanwood used the fire department’s fundraising account to make non-departmental purchases that totaled several thousand dollars, according to a report released Tuesday by Auditor of State Rob Sand.
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
Government & Politics Apr. 7, 2023 6:26 pm63d ago
Also, new website aims to connect veterans with jobs in Iowa
Government & Politics Apr. 3, 2023 7:15 pm67d ago
Estimate comes from nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
Government & Politics Mar. 31, 2023 5:40 pm70d ago
Rob Sand, the lone Democrat to hold statewide office, said if Republicans want to target him directly, they should hurl insults, not advance legislation he said will harm Iowa taxpayers.
State Government Mar. 9, 2023 7:52 pm92d ago
The lawmaker who crafted the proposal disagrees and says it is designed simply to protect Iowans’ personal information
Government & Politics Feb. 6, 2023 6:16 pm123d ago
Iowa lawmakers continue to advance a proposal to fix a state error that's left property taxpayers on the hook for higher bills than expected, but could leave local governments short millions .
State Government Dec. 27, 2022 8:20 pm164d ago
Recurring campaign donations without the donor’s active consent would be illegal, as would any hand-held use of a mobile device while driving. And pointing a laser at an aircraft would become a crime.
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 18, 2022 6:14 pm203d ago
Republican state auditor candidate Todd Halbur announced he is dropping his request for a statewide recount in his election contest with Democratic incumbent Auditor Rob Sand. Halbur said he did not have sufficient resources to proceed and claimed the Republican Party of Iowa would not help support the statewide recount.
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 13, 2022 5:00 am209d ago
So what comes next from state government and Iowa’s congressional delegation?
Tom Barton, Brittney J. Miller
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 9, 2022 6:35 pm212d ago
Republicans ousted two 40-year Democratic incumbents and could have a clean sweep of statewide offices following a midterm election where the GOP further solidified its control over state government.
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 10, 2022 12:04 pm211d ago
See what choices are on the ballot for Iowans in this midterm election. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Voters should note that closing time is an hour earlier than in previous general elections. Find your polling location at voterready.iowa.gov