Wednesday was a difficult day for The American Independent News Network, which is the larger entity that operates The Iowa Independent. Our chief executive and founder announced two of our sister sites would close and their content would be moved to The American Independent.
A recently introduced bill could have far-reaching impact on the U.S. sugar industry, including American Crystal Sugar, a farmer-owned cooperative that locked out 1,300 Midwest workers on Aug. 1.
Closing 36 unemployment offices throughout the state and replacing them with stand-alone computer terminals has resulted in greater access to services and cost savings, Gov. Terry Branstad and the department head said.
Crossroads GPS, a conservative policy and advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., is building on its TV ads against U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell by issuing direct mailers in his district.
Democrats and liberals can claim some significant victories in Ohio, Mississippi and elsewhere after the Nov. 8 elections, political watchers say, but the message overall was a mixed one as Republicans saw some victories as well.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says Michigan’s economic woes are rooted in socialist policies, and she blames labor unions, taxes and regulations for the tough economic climate in the state.
A super-PAC backing GOP presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry has begun buying ads in the Des Moines TV market, while Perry himself is continuing a media blitz in the Hawkeye State that began in late October.