The 319 Johnson County residents who did not initially receive a $1,400 check from the county’s direct assistance program despite being eligible are likely to receive one after all.
Articles Tagged: Johnson County
Health Care and Medicine Aug. 13, 2022 12:34 pm226d ago
The first vaccination clinics for monkeypox will be held at LGBTQ bars in Linn and Johnson counties.
Health Care and Medicine Aug. 3, 2022 2:44 pm236d ago
There have been 5,768 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the past seven days, just down from 5,924 the week before, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Agriculture Jul. 22, 2022 6:00 am250d ago
Alfred Matiyabo grows greens, eggplant and several varieties of peppers on 2.5 acres he rents at the Johnson County Poor Farm. He’s trying to find new ways to get his produce to African immigrants and to Iowans interested in trying new foods.
Local Government Jul. 19, 2022 6:00 am252d ago
Better Together 2030 has also hired an executive director to track progress of the Johnson County plan. Cady Sinnwell Gerlach will start on Aug. 1.
K-12 Education Jul. 16, 2022 6:00 am255d ago
Teenagers get a chance to try hobbies and recreational activities like Pickleball, archery, kayaking and mountain biking
Community Jul. 13, 2022 6:00 am258d ago
“If you look at Iowa City as a place that is fast-growing and diverse, it will need more deliberate actions for neighborhoods to develop,” said Ayman Sharif, Iowa City’s new outreach & engagement specialist.
Local Government Jul. 12, 2022 7:07 pm258d ago
The $1,400 checks are going to low-income residents negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including those excluded from pandemic relief checks most Americans received, like refugees and immigrants.
K-12 Education Jun. 24, 2022 6:00 am277d ago
Trusted adults serve as positive role models in Big Brother Big Sisters of Johnson County.
Campaigns & Elections Jun. 7, 2022 10:15 pm293d ago
Incumbent Jon Green and newcomer V Fixmer-Oraiz advance to the Nov. 8 general election for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors after a primary victory Tuesday. The two Democrats will face Republicans Jammie Bradshaw and Phil Hemingway.
Campaigns & Elections Jun. 7, 2022 10:05 pm293d ago
Since no Republican is running in this race, Janice Weiner’s win with 86 percent of the vote, compared to 14 percent for John Raley, essentially decides the general election.
Crime and Courts Jun. 8, 2022 8:37 am292d ago
An Iowa City man, who helped organize Black Lives Matter protests, pleaded guilty Tuesday to lesser charges for injuring police officers by shining laser beams in their eyes during 2020 protest after George Floyd’s death.
History Jun. 7, 2022 6:00 am294d ago
Residents were determined, despite the odds, to have a crossing over Coralville Lake
Local Government Jun. 2, 2022 6:00 am299d ago
The “ambitious” $3.5 million direct assistance program funded by American Rescue Plan Act dollars had almost 2,600 Johnson County residents apply. Next steps include giving applicants time to fix errors and developing a timeline for $1,400 checks to be sent out to those who are selected.
Campaigns & Elections Jun. 3, 2022 8:51 am297d ago
Tony Currin and Elinor Levin, candidates for Iowa House District 89, face each other in the June 7 Democratic primary.