Chronicle Staff

07/29/2014 - 2:23pm
  The Iowa pipeline predicament                   A proposed underground oil pipeline cutting through the heart of Iowa has sent landowners throughout the state scrambling to address this surprising development in recent weeks. Advocates claim the project will create jobs and promote America’s goal of...
04/22/2014 - 2:52pm
The plight of the procrastinating voter        A troubling loophole in absentee voting laws has led to the disqualification of some ballots in local elections throughout the state, but it appears a viable solution is nowhere in sight for Iowa's lawmakers.      Last week, the Des Moines...
04/15/2014 - 10:26am
  Veishea suspension a justified decision                As the light poles and street signs came crashing down in Ames last Tuesday, so too did the fate of Iowa State University’s beloved Veishea celebration. The senseless alcohol-fueled destruction from a student-led...
04/08/2014 - 12:07pm
ObamaCare workweek shortchanges wage earners        Last week,  Democratic lawmakers celebrated a "milestone" when it was announced 7.1 million Americans had signed up for health coverage under the embattled Affordable Care Act (ACA). The number was higher than originally anticipated, but it was by no...
04/01/2014 - 10:15am
Unions bad news for college sports                A ruling last week granting college athletes the tentative right to unionize was the first step in an extremely long legal battle, but it could have laid the foundation for very detrimental long-term repercussions.   ...
03/25/2014 - 11:28am
 The medicinal marijuana tightrope      Though any hopes of passing a bill this year are dead, it appears Iowa's lawmakers have overwhelming support to move forward next session with the proposed legalization of medicinal marijuana here in the Hawkeye State.      The topic has been a hot-...
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