DMR: Iowa Poll: More approve than disapprove of Iowa Legislature in 7th year of GOP control
A plurality of Iowans approve of the job the Iowa Legislature is doing as Republicans enjoy their largest Statehouse majorities in decades.Read more
Radio Iowa: Iowa legislature establishes licensure for Rural Emergency Hospitals
The legislature is sending Governor Kim Reynolds a bill setting up a state process so small Iowa hospitals may be licensed as a Rural Emergency Hospital.Read more
Majorities of Iowans favor cutting property taxes and gradually eliminating the state’s individual income tax, according to a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll.
Fifty-eight percent of Iowans say they favor initiatives to “cut property taxes, limiting what local governments could spend on services.” Thirty-four percent are opposed and 8% are not sure.Read more
DMR: Iowa Poll: Strong majority opposes using eminent domain for carbon-capture pipelines
At a time when the state is deeply divided politically, Iowans are largely united in their opposition to carbon-capture pipeline companies using eminent domain to force unwilling landowners to sell them access to their property, a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll shows.
The poll shows 78% of Iowans oppose companies using the state-granted power to build carbon-capture pipelines across the state, while 15% are in favor and 7% are unsure.Read more
DMR: Iowa Poll: Majorities support bans on gender-affirming care for kids, LGBTQ teaching limits
Majorities of Iowans support Republican legislation to restrict instruction on LGBTQ topics in schools and ban gender-affirming care for transgender minors, according to a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll.Read more