By Paul Brennan | | Oct 03, 2014 5:00 AM | 227
It should have been simple.
By Dustin Hurst | | Sep 30, 2014 12:03 AM | 62
By Paul Brennan | | Sep 26, 2014 5:00 AM | 18
Wapello is going to spend thousands to appear on an infomercial produced by a company whose CEO has been accused of defrauding clients in the past.
By Paul Brennan | | Sep 22, 2014 5:00 AM | 28
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeremy Horpedahl knows most people find the tax code to be complicated, boring and hard to understand. He also knows the tax code is so complicated because it is boring and hard to understand. “Most people don’t have the time or interest to examine the issues. That make [...]
By Paul Brennan | | Sep 11, 2014 11:30 AM | 26
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is sure the U.S. Department of Agriculture is doing a great job fighting fraud committed by people receiving benefits in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Wendy Dishman disagrees. Dishman is the administrator of the Investigative Division of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, [...]
By Kenric Ward | | Sep 11, 2014 5:00 AM | 44
By Kenric Ward | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Responding to’s report that the U.S. has lost track of 58,000 foreign students holding expired visas, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley proposed legislation to tighten security. But, once again, partisan politics stand in the way. Grassley, R-Iowa, introduced the Student Visa Integrity Act to help reduce fraud and abuse in the Student [...]
By Paul Brennan | | Sep 05, 2014 5:00 AM | 79
If all the claims for payment Jennifer Meyer submitted while working for the Office of the State Public Defender are accurate, then she’s the hardest working attorney in Iowa.
By Paul Brennan | | Aug 29, 2014 5:00 AM | 120
The only reason Iowa Workforce Development hasn’t been telling the truth about the extra unemployment benefits it paid out in March is because it believes in the honesty of Iowans.
By Paul Brennan | | Aug 22, 2014 5:00 AM | 413
Iowa Workforce Development may have trouble managing money, but at least its management understands the importance of politeness.
By Paul Brennan | | Aug 20, 2014 5:00 AM | 808
If Dennis Pagel had taken a box of school supplies while working as a teacher at Dallas-Center Grimes Middle School, he could have gotten in serious trouble.