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Proposed workers’ compensation rates to decrease in 2018

Date: 
August 23, 2017

According to a new report from the Iowa Insurance Division, the state’s proposed workers’ compensation rates will decrease by 8.7% beginning January 1, 2018.

Iowa company adds hundreds of jobs

Date: 
August 23, 2017

Iowa's governor helped celebrate a major expansion of a Milford companyTuesday.

Gov. Kim Reynolds stopped by GrapeTree Medical Staffing. The company announced it will expand its headquarters, creating 200-300 new jobs.

Iowa employer unemployment insurance taxes to decrease in 2018

Date: 
August 18, 2017

Beginning January 1, Iowa employers will see unemployment insurance taxes decrease an average of 25% on 2018 wages.

Gov. Reynolds working to connect Iowa during Rural Broadband Month

Date: 
August 11, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds talked about the work she's doing to connect more businesses, families and farmers on Wednesday morning during an interview with RFD-TV, a broadcast group that focuses on rural affairs issues nationwide.

Gov. Reynolds issues statement after meeting with EPA administrator

Date: 
August 08, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a statement Tuesday morning after meeting with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt and attending a roundtable discussion about the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule with the administrator, other elected officials and Iowa farmers.

Gov. Reynolds thanks Alliant Energy for plugging into Iowa

Date: 
August 03, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds thanked Alliant Energy Thursday after the company announced its plans for another major wind investment.

“Iowa is a renewable energy powerhouse because of companies like Alliant Energy plugging into our state.

Gov. Reynolds congratulates Whirlpool on adding 500 new Iowa jobs

Date: 
August 02, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds congratulated Whirlpool on Wednesday after learning of the company’s intention to hire at least 500 new Iowa workers by the end of August:

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg call on EPA to raise biodiesel requirements in RFS

Date: 
August 02, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the 2019 biodiesel volume requirements in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Wednesday morning at their administration’s weekly press conference.

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg congratulate Iowa business owner honored at White House

Date: 
July 17, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg congratulated an Iowa business owner honored Monday afternoon by President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Gov. Reynolds issues statement on new renewable fuel volumes from EPA

Date: 
July 05, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement on the new renewable fuel volumes released from the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday:

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