Recent changes to federal law and the 2019 Iowa Hemp Act have prompted state officials to clarify Iowa law concerning hemp and Cannabidiol, or CBD products. Continue reading “Iowa Attorney General clarifies rules surrounding CBD products”
Drug Tax – Stephanie Hilgenberg was seven and a half months pregnant and the mother of a 12-year-old when police pulled her over three years ago on Des Moines’ east side to search her house and car. Continue reading “Drug Tax | Iowa law requires dealers to first pay taxes before selling illegal drugs”
Iowa lawmakers passed nearly 200 bills during the legislative session that finished in late April. Some Iowa laws went into effect as soon as Gov. Kim Reynolds signed them, but the vast majority are slated to go into effect on July 1. Continue reading “Iowa laws that went into effect July 1”
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says Iowa could be headed toward a law eliminating the use of cellphones while driving. Continue reading “Gov. Reynolds says she supports banning cell phone use while driving”
The infamous Sioux City, Iowa, automatic speed cameras had caught me in their trap twice. Both times going 11 mph over the posted 50-mph construction zone speed limit – the exact minimum speed at you get tagged as a speeder. Cost: $100 per notice. Continue reading “Yes, South Dakota, you can get a speeding ticket in Sioux City”
Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law a bill reducing liability for businesses that hire people with criminal offenses on their record, in an effort to bridge a workforce gap in the state and give some Iowans a second chance. Continue reading “Gov. Reynolds signs law to help Iowans with criminal offenses secure a job”
Penalties would be reduced for possession of small amounts of marijuana under a proposal that passed a key step Monday at the Iowa Capitol. Continue reading “Iowa Senator: Lower penalty for minor pot infraction”
DES MOINES — Charges of sexual assault and other sexual crimes against minors could be tried at any time under legislation being considered by state lawmakers.