Tag Archives: Kim Reynolds

Iowa Gov In Quarantine After Meeting At White House

Des Moines’ ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday revealed she is adopting a “modified quarantine plan” following a visit last week to the White House where staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Reynolds and Dr. Caitlin Pedati, the state medical director and epidemiologist, visited the the White House Wednesday for an Oval office meeting with President Trump …

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GOP Iowa Governor Declares Day Of Prayer Against Virus Because US Is Founded On “Biblical Principles”

Via press release from Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds: WHEREAS, our nation and world are suffering from a pandemic which has profoundly affected the well-being and livelihoods of millions of Americans; and WHEREAS, this health emergency has created fear and anxiety in the minds of thousands of fellow Iowans during this uncertain time; and WHEREAS, our nation’s motto is “In God …

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GOP Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Rejects Fauci’s Lockdown Advice: “Maybe He Doesn’t Have All The Information”

The Des Moines Register reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the nation’s key figures in its coronavirus response, “maybe doesn’t have all the information” about Iowa’s mitigation efforts, Gov. Kim Reynolds said at Friday’s news conference. Asked about state-ordered shelter-in-place orders, Fauci said “I don’t understand why that’s not happening” nationwide. Reynolds argues Iowa has already instituted measures — requesting …

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Former Iowa Official Fired In Tupac Flap To Sue State

The Associated Press reports: The ousted Iowa Department of Human Services director will pursue a wrongful termination lawsuit, alleging he was let go after objecting to a pay arrangement for the governor’s deputy chief of staff, his lawyer said Wednesday. Jerry Foxhoven, a 67-year-old legal scholar known for his frequent workplace praise of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, will file …

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IOWA: Top State Official Ousted In Bizarre Tupac Flap

The Associated Press reports: The director of Iowa’s social services agency was a huge fan of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and he frequently let his subordinates know it. Emails obtained by The Associated Press show that Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding Shakur’s music and lyrics even after at least one …

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