Newsroom

Follow our progress as we work toward the empowerment of Iowans and take steps to continue investing in our great state. Below are press releases, articles and news updates related to the Governor's vision for Iowa. 

  • December 16, 2020

    Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation modifying public health measures

    Press Release

    Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  
     

  • December 16, 2020

    Governor Reynolds receives 2021 Empower Rural Iowa recommendations

    Press Release

    Today, Governor Reynolds received the latest recommendations from the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa initiative task forces at the Iowa Rural Development Council quarterly meeting.

  • December 16, 2020

    ADVISORY: Gov. Reynolds to hold Public Budget Hearing

    Press Release

    Gov. Reynolds will be holding a public budget hearing this Thursday, December 17th, at 3:00 p.m.

  • December 15, 2020

    ADVISORY: Gov. Reynolds to hold a Press Conference at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow

    Press Release

    Gov. Reynolds will hold a press conference from Iowa PBS at 11 am tomorrow.

  • December 14, 2020

    HSEMD Director Joyce Flinn to retire

    Press Release

    Today, Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Director Joyce Flinn has announced her retirement effective, January 29, 2021.

  • December 14, 2020

    State to return CARES funds for IT expenses, will continue to pursue critical upgrades

    Press Release

    Governor Reynolds has directed the Iowa Department of Management to return $21 million to Iowa’s Coronavirus Relief Fund.

  • December 11, 2020

    FCC awards over $140 Million to Iowa Broadband Providers

    Press Release

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced that it has awarded $143,892,544.40 to 11 broadband providers to bring broadband to rural Iowa.

  • December 10, 2020

    Reynolds releases statement on FDA emergency approval for Pfizer vaccine

    Press Release

     Governor Reynolds released the following statement on FDA emergency approval of the Pfizer vaccine:   
     

  • December 10, 2020

    ADVISORY: Iowa to certify Electoral College votes on Monday

    Press Release

    Iowa’s six presidential electors will meet Monday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the State Capitol to cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States.