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The Iowa House on Thursday approved a measure that would partly alleviate a longstanding problem with how mental health and disability service…

  • Erin Murphy Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Many times, state lawmakers are in complete agreement on legislation, and a bill passes unanimously. Many times, a bill divides l…

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  • Quad-City Times editorial board

Basic fairness will die in Appropriations. And Iowa's busted tax policy will kill it. 

An Iowa state legislator does not expect a historic education spending bill to pass this year, but Davenport school officials expressed contin…

Quad-City area lawmakers voted along party lines on the historic overhaul of Iowa's collective bargaining law Thursday, with Democrats opposin…

A class-action lawsuit filed Monday on behalf of the Davenport Community School District has added to the "unusual" nature of the case.

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A month after everybody else in the Quad-Cities has moved past the 2016 election season, a slice of Scott County still has some work to do bef…

  • Devan Patel

The Scott County Democratic Party selected Rep. Jim Lykam on Thursday as its candidate for the vacant Senate District 45 seat.


Scott County Republicans chose a LeClaire police officer to be their nominee to run in a special election in December to fill Iowa’s 45th stat…

The race to succeed the late Sen. Joe Seng in the Iowa Senate is shaping up.