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Fischer's attorney, David Reinschmidt, said the Sioux City Community School District board's August decision to terminate Fischer's employment was unlawful and violated her First Amendment right to free speech.
If passed, the proposal would raise property taxes for county residents for 20 years, to fund what is estimated to be a 100,000-square-foot facility to hold up to 450 inmates.
Union members will receive a 2.5 percent raise effective July 1, then 2.25 percent raises over the next two years and a 2 percent raise in the fourth year. The annual safety clothing allowance will rise from the current $210 to $225 next year.
Davion Sandifer admitted to two felony counts of forgery, while five counts of prostitution were dismissed. "I did in fact make a fraudulent check," he told the court.
This week’s On Iowa Politics Podcast discusses the fluid state of the 2020 presidential contest two months away from the Iowa caucuses and the…
He was defeated in his first attempt to win an Iowa 6th congressional district seat in 1972, but was elected in 1974. He beat out incumbent Wiley Mayne, whose loss is sometimes attributed to the post-Watergate backlash against Republicans.
Officials from the sheriff's office and Kingsley Police Department found the woman behind a building, and it was evident she was dead, a news release said.
Twenty-two candidates have moved through Siouxland in dozens of events this year, meaning decisions will come late for many voters: "People are deciding late. There are too many, way too many candidates," one said.