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Iowa lawmakers confident of human trafficking legislation despite different approaches
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:04:19 GMT
Bills to tighten Iowa laws on human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors are on lawmakers’ “need to do” list, but first they’ll have to work out differences in how they treat pimps, johns and their victims. A House subcommittee approved Senate File 2311, which deals with trafficking and enticing or sexually exploiting a minor [...]
Iowa lawmakers confident of human-trafficking legislation
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:12:00 GMT
DES MOINES — Bills to tighten Iowa laws on human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors are on lawmakers’ “need to do” list, but first they’ll have to work out differences in how they treat pimps, johns and their victims.
Black Hawk County auditor votes thumbs down on critical election study
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT
WATERLOO | A recent report ranking Black Hawk County as the eighth worst in Iowa in election performance doesn’t tell the full story of voting in the Cedar Valley, an election official says.
Iowa Politics Insider: Ernst's absences prompt criticism
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:18:42 GMT
The Iowa Democratic Party is criticizing state Sen. Joni Ernst of Red Oak for repeatedly missing votes in the Legislature while campaigning for the Republican Party nomination for the U.S. Senate.
Iowa House subcommittee approves human trafficking bill
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT
A House subcommittee on Thursday approved legislation dealing with trafficking and enticing or sexually exploiting a minor for prostitution.
Young names 170 people for congressional campaign 'leadership team'
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:55:01 GMT
Republican David Young's congressional campaign announced a grassroots county leadership team today with 170 people from throughout the 3rd Congressional District.
Grand jury returns indictment charging woman with kidnapping half sister's newborn from Wis.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:49:40 GMT
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a woman accused of kidnapping her half sister's newborn in Wisconsin and leaving him behind an Iowa gas station in freezing weather. Grand jurors in Madison, Wis., returned the indictment Wednesday charging Kristen Smith with kidnapping, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison, U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil announced. Smith ...
Around Iowa: Glenwood Resource Center takes actions after patient wanders off
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:12:04 GMT
Iowa health officials say corrective measures have been taken in response to an incident involving a resident at a state-run care facility in Glenwood who wandered away.
Around Iowa: Clear Lake snowplow driver hailed for aiding man
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 10:37:39 GMT
A city snowplow driver in northern Iowa is being hailed as a hero for calling police after spotting an elderly man without a coat or shoes outside in Friday's blizzard.
Iowa Politics Insider: Axelrod returning to familiar turf
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 10:08:42 GMT
David Axelrod, the political strategist who helped give America its first black president, then helped secure that president's re-election, will be back in Iowa this fall.