Des Moines (KWWL) — An Iowa State Senator and State Representative have introduced bills to stop the practice of suspending driver’s licenses or traveling privileges for unpaid child support. Continue reading “IA proposes bills to stop suspending licenses for unpaid child support”
The Iowa legislature has introduced a bill, SF 459, to allow employees and volunteers who have carry permits, to keep firearms in their locked vehicle, in parking lots, even if the employer forbids firearms on their property. The bill passed out of the Senate subcommittee on 23 January 2020. Continue reading “Iowa Bill to Keep Guns in Locked Vehicles Advances”
Fewer people died in crashes in 2019 than in any other recent year in South Dakota, but the state still lags behind the rest of the country in its implementation of road safety laws.
A Red Flag law that would allow the seizure of guns and ammunition from someone deemed mentally ill and a danger to themselves or others has defeated in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Continue reading “Red Flag law shot down in legislative committee”
With the first nominating contest of the 2020 election a day away, Democratic voters here are voicing frustration that their first-in-the-nation caucus state is the only one that still outright bans former felons from voting without prior approval from the governor. Continue reading “Iowa still bars felons and ex-felons from voting”
In 2016, the Iowa Legislature unanimously passed an invasion of privacy bill that protected victims of peeping toms. However, their work is far from done, because this bill only provided changes to the Iowa law on trespassing. But a great deal of peeping-tom cases don’t involve trespass and are instead prosecuted under the law for invasion of privacy. Continue reading “Change to ‘invasion of privacy’ law is needed to protect victims”
The Sioux City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve an ordinance that will allow city employees to live outside of the state of Iowa. However, employees will still have to reside within 10 miles of Sioux City limits.
Infidelity laws and divorce laws differ from state to state, and some are even kind of strange. We’ve figured out which states are the worst to get divorced in for cheaters, so keep scrolling to learn more. Continue reading “South Dakota tapped as one of the worst states to get divorced”
Sen. John Thune: President Ronald Reagan once said, “I’ve always thought New Year’s Day was an especially American tradition, full of the optimism and hope we’re famous for in our daily lives – an energy and confidence we call the American spirit. Continue reading “Thune: Same commitment to fighting for South Dakota”
Federal firearms prosecutions have continued to increase this year — not necessarily due to any spike in gun violence but rather because of the high priority of pursuing crimes of violence. Continue reading “Gun and opioid cases grow in Iowa’s Northern District”