Almost 80 years ago Iowa banned the sale and use of consumer-grade fireworks; the Iowa Legislature voted to lift the ban in time for the 4th of July.
State Senator Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) found opportunity to mock State Senator Jake Chapman’s (R-Adel) faith during debate over legalizing fireworks.
Ernst leads Braley and Hieb edges out Branstad in a recent Caffeinated Thoughts reader survey of likely Iowa voters on different races and issues of concern in the state.
My family and I celebrated Independence Day by firing off some bottle rockets, lighting some fountains, and other fireworks… relax we were in Indiana where it is legal. In Iowa, fireworks have been banned since the early 1930s when a lot of downtown Spencer was burnt down. Oh we do get our poppers, sparklers, and […]