Branstad’s Uninspiring 2016 Condition of the State Address

Shane Vander Hart: Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s 2016 Condition of the State address lived up to expectations. It was milquetoast and uninspiring.

Chief Justice Cady Seeks Expansion of Family Treatment Courts

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark S. Cady in his State of the Judiciary address asked legislators to fund an expansion of Family Treatment Courts.

Branstad Orders Higher Standards of Care for Iowa Juvenile Home

Governor Terry Branstad ordered the Iowa Juvenile Home to adopt higher standards in care in response to inappropriate use of isolation cells.

Iowa Juvenile Home Under Fire for 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.

Do Homosexual Youth Get Locked Up More?

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