Gov. Kim Reynolds this week announced that 46 organizations have received Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn Grants totaling $5.85 million. The grants, provided through federal CARES Act funding, will fund projects that support the creation and expansion of short-term training programs and support services resulting in industry-recognized credentials. Individual grants ranging from $10,000 to […]

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Saturday that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Administration has approved Iowa’s application to participate in the Lost Wages Assistance program. The program provides eligible claimants who are receiving unemployment with additional benefits, starting the week ending Aug. 1. The additional weekly payments were authorized by President Donald Trump on Aug. 8 and are […]

The state of Iowa is taking additional steps to enforce social distancing guidelines at bars and restaurants to keep patrons safe, the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division announced today. Violators could face penalties including fines and revocation of licenses, according to a news release. Officials with the Alcoholic Beverages Division and the Department of Inspections and […]