Government

Audit shows West Liberty overbilled electric customers

DES MOINES — The city of West Liberty overbilled electric customers $259,000 for services over eight months ending in January, according to ... »

Cedar Rapids residents weigh in on west-side flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — About 120 residents who care about the coming flood protection system in and near the Time Check neighborhood in northwest Ce ... »

Fact Checker: NextGen blames Ernst for estimated job losses

Introduction

“26,800 jobs right here in Iowa outsourced overseas because Ernst protected the companies’ tax breaks.”

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Economic development groups work to better market Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa has a bit of an identity crisis.

But it isn’t that people who are unfamiliar with our state hold incorrect ... »

Mixed feelings on Johnson County tax

JOHNSON COUNTY — Not everyone in Johnson County is thrilled about how the extra 1 cent tax would be distributed, assuming the proposed local- ... »

Cedar Rapids, consultant seek fresh input on Time Check flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials and engineering consulting firm HR Green Inc. will conduct a neighborhood workshop on Thursday evening in nort ... »

Fact checker: ‘One-hundred grand for flower pots’

Introduction

“Murphy pushed to raise income taxes, raise sales taxes and raise property taxes. And what’s Murphy done with our ... »

PHOTOS: On the trail with Bruce Braley

CEDAR RAPIDS — To get a look behind the scenes of Iowa’s hotly-contested U.S. Senate race, Gazette photographer Stephen Mally spent a ... »

Most persistent property owners see property valuations cut

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most of the owners of the 54,111 properties in Cedar Rapids accept what City Assessor Scott Labus says their property is wort ... »

Hatch promises a governorship that “makes dreams come true”

DES MOINES — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch kicked off a marathon campaign swing Tuesday night promising to give Iowans a fre ... »

Renderings detail big downtown changes in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — The latest designs for Iowa City’s massive downtown renovation project detail widened sidewalks, enhanced overhead lighti ... »

Coralville council to discuss Iowa Bicycle Coalition lease

CORALVILLE — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition could be moving into Coralville’s transit hub as soon as next year.

The Coralville City ... »

State health insurance costs to jump $40 million in 2015

DES MOINES — Rising health insurance premiums for state employees will cost taxpayers an extra $40 million under a two-tiered program approv ... »

Johnson County officials to discuss Iowa City Schools request to address issues

IOWA CITY — Elected officials across Johnson County plan to deliberate on the Iowa City Community School District’s request for local ... »

Iowa leaving $53 million for Amtrak service sitting on the track

WASHINGTON — Right now, you would need $75 minimum and at least nine hours of travel time to get from Chicago to Omaha aboard an Amtrak trai ... »

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