News for Des Moines IA - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Des Moines Iowa. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/des-moines-ia News for Des Moines IA - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/des-moines-ia https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 01 Feb 2023 09:34:46 -0600 IDR Releases Updated Guidance: Iowa Composite Return (IA PTE-C) The Department has released updated guidance related to the following: Iowa Composite Returns for Tax Year 2022 and Later The Department has updated https://www.americantowns.com/news/idr-releases-updated-guidance-iowa-composite-return-ia-ptec-31527421-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/idr-releases-updated-guidance-iowa-composite-return-ia-ptec-31527421-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Reynolds Joins 24 Governors in Joint Letter to Biden in Opposition of Revised WOTUS Definition DES MOINES – On Jan 30th, Governor Reynolds and 24 other governors sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden voicing their opposition to a https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-reynolds-joins-24-governors-in-joint-letter-to-biden-in-opposition-of-revised-wotus-definition-31527525-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-reynolds-joins-24-governors-in-joint-letter-to-biden-in-opposition-of-revised-wotus-definition-31527525-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Statewide Traffic Enforcement - Super Bowl LVII Des Moines, Iowa – To keep motorists safe during Super Bowl LVII, The Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau is teaming up with Iowa law https://www.americantowns.com/news/statewide-traffic-enforcement-super-bowl-lvii-31527526-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/statewide-traffic-enforcement-super-bowl-lvii-31527526-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Reynolds Announces Funding to Clear Veterans Trust Fund Backlog Des Moines – Governor Reynolds has approved more than $440,000 to cover a backlog of Iowa Veterans Trust Fund (IVTF) grants that were https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-reynolds-announces-funding-to-clear-veterans-trust-fund-backlog-31527556-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-reynolds-announces-funding-to-clear-veterans-trust-fund-backlog-31527556-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Focus: Iowa Self-Employment Program The Iowa Self-Employment Program provides the second largest placement category for job candidates at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services. 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To mark the milestone, we https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-communications-network-news-and-updates-for-january-2023-31523693-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-communications-network-news-and-updates-for-january-2023-31523693-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Iowa Ag Expo 2023 Bigger And Better Than Ever Before. The Iowa Ag Expo will inspire you with the biggest names and newest innovations in agriculture. With more than https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-ag-expo-2023-31526716-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-ag-expo-2023-31526716-des-moines-ia.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Attorney General Bird Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 7 States Urging Biden Administration to Follow the Law and Respond to Governors’ Demand for Year-Round E15 Ethanol DES MOINES – On Jan 27th, Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird led a bipartisan coalition of seven Attorneys General urging the Biden https://www.americantowns.com/news/attorney-general-bird-leads-bipartisan-coalition-of-7-states-urging-biden-administration-to-follow-the-law-and-respond-to-governors-demand-for-yearround-e15-ethanol-31526846-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/attorney-general-bird-leads-bipartisan-coalition-of-7-states-urging-biden-administration-to-follow-the-law-and-respond-to-governors-demand-for-yearround-e15-ethanol-31526846-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 State Library of Iowa Monday Morning Eye-Opener for January 30, 2023 STEM Scale-Up Applications Open... Applications Due in February  Public libraries are eligible to receive STEM materials thanks to awards from https://www.americantowns.com/news/state-library-of-iowa-monday-morning-eyeopener-for-january-30-2023-31526886-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/state-library-of-iowa-monday-morning-eyeopener-for-january-30-2023-31526886-des-moines-ia.html Schools and Libraries Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Iowa Department for the Blind Volunteer Newsletter - January 30, 2023 IDB Volunteer Newsletter Welcome to our newsletter! In this issue the 2023 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge and STEM fest, IDB Day at the Capital, https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-department-for-the-blind-volunteer-newsletter-january-30-2023-31526891-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-department-for-the-blind-volunteer-newsletter-january-30-2023-31526891-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Iowa Department of Natural Resources EcoNewsWire - January 26, 2023 Black Hawk County receives funding for dozens of signs promoting creeks, watersheds Black Hawk County will be implementing a few dozen new tools to https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-department-of-natural-resources-econewswire-january-26-2023-31526147-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/iowa-department-of-natural-resources-econewswire-january-26-2023-31526147-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 State of Iowa Therapeutics Brief - January 26, 2023 Iowa Healthcare Partners, On Jan 26th's COVID-19 Therapeutics Brief (1.26.23) includes detailed information on the following highlights. https://www.americantowns.com/news/state-of-iowa-therapeutics-brief-january-26-2023-31526160-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/state-of-iowa-therapeutics-brief-january-26-2023-31526160-des-moines-ia.html Health and Fitness Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 AG Brenna Bird Joins 25-State Lawsuit on New Biden Administration Rule Allowing Asset Managers to Direct Their Clients’ Retirement Money to ESG Investments On Jan 26th, Attorney General Brenna Bird joined Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a 25-state coalition https://www.americantowns.com/news/ag-brenna-bird-joins-25state-lawsuit-on-new-biden-administration-rule-allowing-asset-managers-to-direct-their-clients-retirement-money-to-esg-investments-31526171-des-moines-ia.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ag-brenna-bird-joins-25state-lawsuit-on-new-biden-administration-rule-allowing-asset-managers-to-direct-their-clients-retirement-money-to-esg-investments-31526171-des-moines-ia.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Iowa Tax Research Library Update - January 26, 2023 The Iowa Department of Revenue has updated the Iowa Tax Research Library. A brief document summary of the addition follows. 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