Sen. Joni Ernst made to Iowa AARP that “I never once voted to cut benefits for seniors on Social Security and Medicare.” The ad accuses Ernst of lying, which we’ll address at the end, citing these claims.
Biden’s facts check out but it lacks that context. The letter from the Chief Actuary said those predictions would only come true if those cuts were permanent and no other source of revenue was added. That’s why this claim gets a ‘C’.
Emails, which KCRG-TV9′s i9 investigative unit received through a public records request, show a staff member from the Governor’s office was the first one to propose State Epidemiologist Dr. Caitlin Pedati’s pay raise.
Republican Senator Joni Ernst attacked Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield multiple times for taking a large number of donations from California and New York. But, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, the Republican senator received more than $479,000 from New York and more than $252,000 from Los Angeles.
Documents show the City of Cedar Rapids was struggling with manpower and a desperate need for shelters in the days after the Aug. 10 derecho but in the immediate aftermath never formally requested that help from the Iowa National Guard.
The data, which I9 threaten lawsuits to receive, is the first time data from Test Iowa was ever released and also shows it took 46 days to meet the state’s goal of testing 3,000 people in a single day.
The state is still creating guidance for the waiver and it won’t be available until early August. It is assumed the Iowa Department of Public Health will not approve long term plans for a district to provide instruction primarily through remote learning, according to these documents.
Emails between the Iowa Department of Public Health and local health officials said Governor Kim Reynolds was going to announce the plant as an outbreak center on April 16th. Instead, it was announced as an outbreak location days later on April 20th.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart said he, City Manager Jeff Pomeranz, City Council Member Dale Todd and Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne German will no longer meet with The Advocates for Social Justice, according to emails reviewed by I9.
Former Cedar Rapids Police Officer Lucas Jones was fired for lying about intentionally turning off his audio recording on his body camera during a traffic stop in October 2016, two days before he shot and paralyzed a driver during a different traffic stop.