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Gov. Kim Reynolds delivers a speech during the 2023 Condition of the State at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. At the end of Reynolds’ speech, she thanked supporters. “Thank you for the honor to serve as your governor,” Reynolds said. “God bless you, and God bless the great state of Iowa.”

Editorial | DI Editorial Board on School Choice

DI Editorial Board February 5, 2023

Every child and teenager deserves a quality education.  On Jan. 24, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the Students First Act into law. Once fully implemented, K-12 students will be eligible to receive $7,600...

Editorial | DI Editorial Board responds to Lt. Col. Allen West speech

Editorial | DI Editorial Board responds to Lt. Col. Allen West speech

Editorial Board December 6, 2022

As a news publication, The Daily Iowan knows the importance of the First Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. Liberty does not exist without the freedom of speech, the press, assembly, religion, and...

Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear speaks at a town hall, hosted by the University Democrats at Iowa, at the Iowa Memorial Union on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. DeJear spoke about education and health care access in Iowa, before fielding questions from the public.

Editorial | The DI Editorial Board endorses DeJear

DI Editorial Board November 6, 2022

The Daily Iowan editorial is proud to endorse Deidre DeJear for Iowa Governor. DeJear has strong stances on what we believe will improve conditions for all Iowans, regardless of socioeconomic, employment,...

Editorial | Daily Iowan Editorial Board endorses Fixmer-Oraiz

Editorial | Daily Iowan Editorial Board endorses Fixmer-Oraiz

DI Editorial Board October 25, 2022

Four candidates are competing for two seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. One candidate’s campaign for climate action and racial equity makes them stand out among the field of qualified...

Editorial | Iowa needs sanctuary cities

Editorial | Iowa needs sanctuary cities

DI Editorial Board October 9, 2022

To celebrate this year’s National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Iowa Legislature should supersede a previously signed law that bans sanctuary cities. Sanctuary cities, a term popularized during...

Editorial | UI response to Muriello not good enough

Editorial | UI response to Muriello not good enough

DI Editorial Board September 20, 2022

The University of Iowa failed in its responsibility to create and maintain a safe environment for students in the case of former UI School of Music professor John Muriello.  The former professor worked...

Editorial | Daily Iowan Editorial Board endorses Weiner, Dunn for Iowa Legislature

Editorial | Daily Iowan Editorial Board endorses Weiner, Dunn for Iowa Legislature

Daily Iowan Editorial Board May 16, 2022

Iowa City voters will have the opportunity to elect three new representatives to the Iowa Legislature this year, as two long-standing legislators retire and one representative seeks election to the...

Photo illustration of an individual recycling.

Editorial | Investing in a sustainable future

DI Editorial Board April 21, 2022

April 22 is Earth Day. As the climate crisis continuously reminds us, the future of our planet is more fragile than ever before. We need to protect our planet, and our actions must go beyond Earth...

A conceptual image focused on the legal information of Marijuana using books and a gavel and weed leaf to illustrate this idea.

Editorial | Iowa loses when cannabis is criminalized

DI Editorial Board April 5, 2022

Iowans suffer under the criminalization of cannabis. Our prisons are overwhelmed with Iowans charged with possession of even small amounts of recreational marijuana — a misdemeanor crime punishable...

Editorial | Reynolds’ loyalty lies with the Republican Party

Editorial | Reynolds’ loyalty lies with the Republican Party

DI Editorial Board March 2, 2022

As she took the national spotlight with the golden Iowa Capitol dome behind her Tuesday night, Iowa Gov. Reynolds accused President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress of spending the past year “either...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

Editorial | As we cross one milestone, here’s what we want from the university in the next 25 years

February 22, 2022

This Friday, the University of Iowa officially celebrates 175 years since its founding. As Iowa’s oldest institution for higher education, the University of Iowa has a lot to be proud of. The...

Madelaine Todd writes a pro-choice message on the sidewalk outside the Emma Goldman Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

Editorial | We need access to safe abortions

DI Editorial Board December 14, 2021

Efforts made by multiple states, including Iowa, to deny the right to an abortion have set a dangerous path for the future of reproductive health care and safety on a dangerous path. In May, Texas...

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