Daily Archives: April 8, 2014

New documents: Iowa explicitly offered hush money

Iowa’s Department of Administrative Services specifically offered $6,500 to an ex-employee last year in exchange for her secrecy, new documents show.   The Iowa Department of Administrative Services explicitly offered $6,500 to a former state employee last year in exchange … Continue reading

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Hammers and Heels

  Hammers and Heels, part of Habitat for Humanity International’s Women Build, is a hands-on opportunity for women to build a home, breaking the cycle of poverty. It empowers women to take the lead in making affordable homeownership a reality … Continue reading

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Statement from Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines (D-Des Moines), Ranking Member of House Oversight Committee, on Hush Money Agreements

    “House Republicans can’t sweep this Branstad scandal under the rug. This bill is a cover-up to divert attention away from what really happened, which is that Branstad officials offered hush money to state employees.  It doesn’t investigate or … Continue reading

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