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  • Iowa Supreme Court issues four opinions from April 17-23

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued four opinions from April 17-23. As of April 23, the court issued 44 opinions in 2023 — four fewer than this point a year ago. Three of the four opinions are below:  State v. Booker, where the court “affirmed the judgment of the district court convicting Defendant of sexual abuse…

  • Election legislation roundup: Iowa House of Representatives

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    As of April 16, Ballotpedia has tracked four election-related bills in the Iowa House of Representatives since the beginning of the year. Of the four, Ballotpedia tracked one from April 10-16. No sponsors are named for this bill. The one bill is below:    IA HSB183: A bill for an act allowing for the use of…

  • Iowa to vote in 2024 on gubernatorial succession amendment

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    The Iowa State Legislature referred a constitutional amendment to the 2024 ballot that would create a system of succession in the case of temporary or permanent disability of the governor. The amendment would provide that if the governor dies, resigns, or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor would assume the office of governor for…

  • Iowa Supreme Court issues five opinions from April 10-16

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued five opinions from April 10-16. As of April 16, the court issued 40 opinions in 2023 — one fewer than this point a year ago. Three of five opinions are below: Belin v. Reynolds, where the court “affirmed as modified the judgment of the district court denying Defendants’ motion to…

  • Iowa Supreme Court issues five opinions from April 3-9

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued five opinions from April 3-9.  As of April 9, the court issued 35 opinions in 2023 — three fewer than this point a year ago. Three of five opinions are below: Des Moines Civil & Human Rights Comm’n v. Knueven, where the court “reversed the judgment of the district court…

  • Iowa to vote in 2024 on amendment to require citizenship to vote in state elections and to allow 17-year-olds to vote in primaries

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    In November 2024, voters in Iowa will decide on a constitutional amendment related to defining who can vote. The constitutional amendment would do the following: prohibit the state and local governments from allowing noncitizens to vote by providing that only a citizen of the U.S., rather than every citizen of the U.S., can vote, and…

  • Iowa Supreme Court issues four opinions from March 27-April 2

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued four opinions from March 27-April 2. As of April 2, the court issued 30 opinions in 2023 — seven fewer than this point a year ago. Three of four opinions are below:  State v. Burns, where the court affirmed the appellant’s conviction of first-degree murder. Feeback v. Swift Pork Co.,…

  • Iowa Supreme Court issues two opinions from March 20-26

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued two opinions from March 20-26. As of March 26, the court issued 26 opinions in 2023 — five fewer than this point a year ago. The two opinions are below: LS Power Midcontinent, LLC v. State, where the court reversed the district court’s dismissal of a suit brought by electric…

  • Iowa Supreme Court issues one opinion from March 13-19

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    The Iowa Supreme Court issued one opinion from March 13-19. As of March 19, the court issued 24 opinions in 2023 — six fewer than this point a year ago. The opinion is below: Estate of Butterfield v. Chautauqua Guest Home, Inc., where the court “reversed in part the judgment of the court of appeals…

  • 2024 presidential candidates campaign in New Hampshire, Iowa, South Carolina, and Ohio

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    As of March 15, 2024, five noteworthy candidates are running in the 2024 presidential election, including one Democrat and four Republicans. Below is a summary of each candidate’s campaign activity from March 8 to March 15. Author and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson (D) held campaign events across New Hampshire from March 8 to March…