DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says no single person in his administration coordinated the payment of over $400,000 to former state workers who agreed to keep quiet about their dismissals.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic lawmakers, determined to question state administrators about confidential settlements reached with fired state workers, are accusing top administrators at the Department of Administrative Services of stalling.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing behind the director of Iowa Workforce Development who has been criticized by Democratic lawmakers for allegedly improperly pressuring judges who hear unemployment cases to rule against workers and in favor of employers.