Erin Murphy, The Gazette

Erin Murphy

The Gazette

Des Moines, IA, United States

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  • Sioux City Journal
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Recent articles by Erin:

Iowa mental health care needs addressed in legislative proposals

Iowa House Republican bills aim to tackle staffing, bed shortages → Read More

Iowa sports betting surpassed $2B in 2021

DES MOINES -- As one industry analyst put it, “Iowa loves football and betting on football.” → Read More

Iowa Gov. Reynolds pitches 4% income tax

DES MOINES — A four-year transition to a flat state income tax rate of 4 percent, shortening the time Iowans could claim jobless benefits and a new plan for devoting → Read More

Iowa Gov. Reynolds pitches 4% income tax

A four-year transition to a flat state income tax rate of 4 percent, shorting the time Iowans could claim jobless benefits and a new plan for devoting public K-12 for private school tuition are among the proposals introduced Tuesday night by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds in her charge to state legislators. → Read More

Lawmakers agree on need for workers, but not how to get them

DES MOINES -- How can Iowa persuade more people to move here, live here and work here? → Read More

Iowa lawmakers agree on need for workers, but not how to get them

DES MOINES --- How can Iowa persuade more people to move here, live here and work here? → Read More

Gov. Kim Reynolds promises ‘bold and historic agenda’

But specifics will have to wait for the Legislature to gavel in → Read More

New version of ethanol mandate likely to come before Iowa Legislature

An earlier proposal was supported by renewable fuels groups, but opposed by retailers and consumer choice advocates. → Read More

ERIN MURPHY: New year brings critical elections in Iowa

The groundwork was laid in 2021. → Read More

With Iowa caught in another COVID-19 surge, doctors offer advice for holiday gatherings

Hint: Get vaccinated and get a booster shot. → Read More

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks moving into new congressional district

Freshman Republican will keep her Ottumwa home but will move into new 1st District to run for re-election → Read More

MURPHY: With Sand out, Democratic field likely set

It feels pretty safe to say now that the field of candidates running to be Iowa’s next governor is settled. → Read More

ERIN MURPHY: With Sand out, Iowa Democratic gubernatorial field likely set

It feels pretty safe to say now that the field of candidates running to be Iowa’s next governor is settled. → Read More

Decisions about new Iowa casinos rest on population shifts, community support

New market impact study would follow any Linn County application, state official says → Read More

Sand will run for auditor, not governor

Sand, a Democrat from Des Moines, was elected auditor in 2018, when he unseated the Republican incumbent. → Read More

Librarians pushback on calls to remove LGBTQ books from school libraries

“As a father of five children, I can tell you if this material was in my school, I’d be going to law enforcement." → Read More

ERIN MURPHY: Numbers suggest another COVID surge as Iowans’ vaccinations lag

These are not warning signs. They are bright-red, blaring alarms. → Read More

Gov. Kim Reynolds: Overturn ‘tragic’ Roe v. Wade

U.S. Supreme Court can ‘right historic wrongs,’ Iowa governor says → Read More

Branstad, Drake University form partnership

DES MOINES -- Terry Branstad is bringing his half-century of experience in public service to Drake University. → Read More

Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to teach at Drake University

He will teach some classes, be available to students → Read More