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  • Drunk teacher wins unemployment benefits; gets to keep license

    Drunk teacher wins unemployment benefits; gets to keep license

    Showed up for work drunk and on OxyContin.

  • Obamacare outreach does little to reduce number of Iowa’s uninsured

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. DES MOINES, Iowa — Only one quarter of Iowans without health insurance have opted to get coverage since the introduction of Obamacare, despite millions of dollars in federal spending encouraging them to sign up. | Read More »

  • What oversight? Iowa won’t track welfare card use

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa has a new strategy for preventing welfare recipients from using their electronic benefit transfer cards in liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs — sending a letter to the welfare | Read More »

  • Farm income declines while ethanol profits boom

    Farm income declines while ethanol profits boom

    Hard work and determination are no match for having the federal government force customers to buy your product.

  • Failed fix for HealthCare.gov problem leaves Iowans in health care limbo

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. DES MOINES, Iowa — On the last Friday of 2013, almost 16,000 Iowans who believed they had enrolled in Obamacare and would begin receiving health care coverage Jan. 1, received an unwelcome surprise — an email telling them | Read More »