By Kenric Ward | | Mar 27, 2015 5:00 AM
Part 76 of 75 in the series Terry McAuliffe - Carmogul By Kenric Ward | WASHINGTON, D.C. — A government accountability group says “unanswered questions” warrant a criminal investigation into actions by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others involved in the EB-5 visa program. Cause of Action called for the investigation after the federal Office of Inspector General [...]
By Kenric Ward | | Mar 18, 2015 5:00 AM
By Kenric Ward | If it’s good for Google, is it good for America? Under pressure to bring more foreign technology workers into the country, Congress is weighing a bipartisan bill to triple the number of skilled-work visas and expand other immigrant programs. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is all in. On Tuesday, the bill’s sponsor called the [...]
By Rob Nikolewski | | Jan 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 108
The ethanol mandate in the nation's Renewable Fuel Standard has come under fire. Will the new Congress attempt to eliminate it?
By Jason Hart | | Jan 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 10
Union bosses gave an overview of their big-government agenda for 2015 at a launch event this week for labor coalition AFL-CIO's "Raising Wages" campaign.
By Will Swaim | | Oct 24, 2014 8:10 PM | 136
  By Josh Kaib and Will Swaim | Politics ain’t beanbag, the old aphorism goes, but even Rep. Stephen King, R-Iowa, has to be frustrated by the campaign claims of Jim Mowrer, a Democrat and King’s long-shot challenger in the November race for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat. Mowrer continues to assert that he “established” the U.S. Army’s Office of [...]
By Paul Brennan | | Oct 17, 2014 5:00 AM | 1.4K
Paperwork and bureaucracy but no actual medicine. That’s Iowa’s new prescription for children suffering from intractable epilepsy.
By Paul Brennan | | Oct 10, 2014 12:58 PM
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — Last year, then Monona County Auditor Brooke Kuhlmann made news by becoming the only county auditor in Iowa ever arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Now she’s making news again. This time she’s accused of using taxpayer money for personal expenses during her tenure as county auditor. A new report [...]
By Paul Brennan | | Oct 08, 2014 5:00 AM
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — For anyone wondering how Jessica Strasser, a secretary of the Mahaska County Soil and Water Conservation District, might have drained more than $279,000 out of the district’s bank account, Warren Jenkins has a simple answer. Her bosses made it easy. “The commissioners of the conservation district provided no [...]
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