Did State Senator Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) cross the line in his disclosure to The Des Moines Register of his DHS briefing about the Natalie Finn case?
Governor Terry Branstad ordered the Iowa Juvenile Home to adopt higher standards in care in response to inappropriate use of isolation cells.
The Iowa Juvenile Home is under fire for its use of isolation cells, but Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says the leadership and its practices have changed.
Last week Iowa Department of Human Services Chief, Chuck Palmer, denied a petition from 41 Iowa Legislators protesting taxpayer funding of abortions that were defunded in 2011. Today Marlys Popma, the Chairman of the Board and President of Iowa Right to Life applied pressure on Governor Branstad to reverse Palmer’s decision: Iowa Right to Life […]
I wonder if Iowa Governor Terry Branstad had time to talk with his DHS Chief before he ruled on what abortions the Iowa Department of Human Services. Today Chuck Palmer decided he’ll ignore the intent of the Iowa Legislature and go ahead and keep paying for those abortions for fetal anomalies that the Legislature defunded […]
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said he’s confident that his Department of Human Services chief, Chuck Palmer, will “do the right thing” in deciding how to handle a petition from 41 Republican House members for an emergency rulemaking to halt government-funded abortions. From The Cedar Rapids Gazette: “I haven’t had a chance to talk to him […]