Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 20 Sep 2014 22:01:55 EDTSat, 20 Sep 2014 22:01:55 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIowa ranks high for fiscal responsibilityhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576737.htmlA perfect credit rating and strong budget make Iowa one of the best run states in the country. As your state senator, I am committed to keeping Iowa's finances in good shape.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAvailability of law enforcement recordshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576412.htmlEditor's Note: This is a monthly column prepared by the Iowa Public Information Board to update Iowans on the IPIB's activities and provide information on some of the issues routinely addressed by the board.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Land and Water Conservation Fund at 50: As important today as everhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576164.htmlSept. 3 marked two important 50th anniversaries - the signing of the Wilderness Act and the establishment of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.Fri, 5 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa's privileged class: State-government employeeshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575807.htmlPublic Interest Institute first published an article highlighting the Pay Gap between Iowa's private-sector workers and the state's government workers in 1996.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa Public Information Boardhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575501.htmlPUBLIC INTEREST As Iowans we like to believe that we are open and honest for the most part, but our state government has been a little lacking concerning this area, which has caused problems down to the city and county level of government.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT