DES MOINES, IOWA (August 3, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Melissa Anderson-Seeber as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 1B.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 30, 2020) Effective today, Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg has been selected to again chair the Midwest Region on the National Lieutenant Governors Association’s (NLGA) Executive Committee, becoming one of four regional chairs of the association. He previously served on the NLGA Executive Committee from July 2018 to July 2019, and chair of the midwest region beginning July of 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 30, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds will return to regular bi-weekly press conferences to update Iowans on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Similar to previous press conferences, they will be streamed live on broadcast and online feeds by Iowa PBS. There will also be an ASL sign-language interpreter as well as a Spanish-language translation.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 27, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of John Flynn as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 2B.

Flynn, of Boone, Iowa, currently practices law with the Jordan and Mahoney Law Firm PC in Boone. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from the Drake University Law School.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 24, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days.  

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 20, 2020) A new Test Iowa clinic site opens today in Plymouth County.

The site is opening in conjunction with Floyd Valley Healthcare and will be located at 714 Lincoln Street NE in LeMars. Testing will be done 1-5PM, Monday through Friday, this week.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 9, 2020) Test Iowa has hit 100,000 tests conducted since the first test site opened on April 25, and it is currently the number-one source of testing in the state of Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 8, 2020) A new Test Iowa clinic site is scheduled to open in Kossuth County on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

The new clinic site will be located at the former Ernie Williams Harley Shop at 2701 US-Hwy 18 in Algona. Hours of operation this week are: Wednesday. July 8, 8AM-4:30PM; Thursday, July 9, 1-4PM; and Friday, July 10, 8:30-10:30AM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 7, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds announced that $50,000,000 in federal funds allocated through the CARES Act will be invested in Iowa’s mental health-care system.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 2, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds announced she has directed $490 million of the $1.25 billion in Coronavirus relief funds Iowa was provided through the CARES Act, to be deposited into Iowa's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. The deposit will ensure that eligible Iowans continue to receive unemployment insurance benefits, and will also enable Iowa employers to remain in Tax Table 7 for 2021.