DES MOINES, IOWA (September 4, 2020)  United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue approved Governor Kim Reynolds request for a Secretarial disaster declaration for Benton, Boone, Cedar, Clinton, Dallas, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story, and Tama Counties on Thursday, September 3.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 2, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds announced that the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program will be reopened to provide relief grants to bars, taverns, and other establishments impacted by the August 27, 2020 COVID-19 disaster proclamation that closed bars in six counties

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 1, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds received notification today that 10 additional counties that were impacted by the August 10 derecho have been approved for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Individual Assistance Program.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 31, 2020) Innovative Iowa science teachers are invited to join Iowa PBS for a professional development cohort exploring science phenomena. Facilitated by Iowa PBS Education staff with assistance from Iowa experts in the field of science and phenomena-based instruction, the Iowa Science Phenomena professional-development experience will empower teachers to curate, collect, and share media-based science phenomena for use in Iowa classrooms.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 27, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 26, 2020) Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the 2nd Congressional District on Thursday, September 24, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7PM. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS and be streamed on, YouTube and Facebook.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 25, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds announced today that she has allocated approximately $100 million of federal CARES Act relief funds for a range of agricultural programs to offset the impact of COVID-19 on farmers, producers, and agricultural industries.

WASHINGTON DC (August 21, 2020)  Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley and Joni Ernst (both R-Iowa) and Representative Abby Finkenauer (IA-1) today sent a 

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 21, 2020) Delta Dental of Iowa and the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation have announced five new board members. These boards oversee the non-profit health and wellness company which serves more than 1.2 million Iowans and its Foundation that has invested more than $42 million to improve the health and smiles of Iowans.