Jason Clayworth, The Des Moines Register

Jason Clayworth

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Past articles by Jason:

One Iowa senior living facility owner's answer to coronavirus: Transparency

A senior care company makes public each COVID-19 case at its sites. Iowa's Department of Public Health waits until three cases have been identified. → Read More

Iowa nursing home officials say past violations not reflective of 84-person coronavirus outbreak there

Officials there's no correlation between past violations that includes five infection control infractions and current coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Iowa marks its deadliest coronavirus day yet; a 57 percent jump

Iowa's death toll jumped 57% in the last 24 hours, marking the 22nd coronavirus death. → Read More

Iowa mayor accused of 'quid pro quo' avoids election misconduct charges

Creston Mayor Gabe Carroll was accused of promising a political appointment in exchange for voter support. → Read More

#DSMstrong: Animal rescue group seeks help to carry on its work

Animal Lifeline of Iowa says revenues, adoptions down. → Read More

State response to coronavirus reports dangerously deficient, Iowans contend

The two say reports of exposures to the novel coronavirus-infected people got no response from Iowa's health officials. → Read More

YMCA to take over southeast Iowa day care where child died

The day care has been cited for almost two dozen violations since the December 2018 death of Jack Rowland → Read More

Clash between app, Iowa Dems’ database resulted in caucus count problems, CEO says

Many caucus chairs complained that they were unable to log into the app that was supposed to be used to report results. → Read More

Clinton campaign veterans linked with app that contributed to caucus chaos

The company behind the app, Shadow, received $63,184 from the Iowa Democratic Party. → Read More

Iowa caucus problems: Reporting delays, app glitches push back Democratic results

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said Judicial Watch's claims were “false” and provided link to actual county-by-county voter registration totals → Read More

Unprecedented cybersecurity measures being taken to safeguard Iowa caucus results

Iowa Democrats will be getting assistance from the national party as they seeks to safeguard caucus results → Read More

Iowa State's Matt Campbell scores biggest 2019 salary gain

A database of state government employees shows seven were paid $1 million or more in the last fiscal year. → Read More

Iowa warned: Practice that misidentifies felons and rejects votes may be illegal

A database of roughly 70,000 felons used to reject ballots contains errors and is believed to be in violation of federal law, prominent groups warn. → Read More

Iowa officer's alleged chokehold on black child results in $100k settlement

State contends officer acted appropriately but settled to avoid jury complications, Jeff Peterzalek of the Iowa Attorney General's office said. → Read More

Lottery losers could get paid after lottery scam lawsuit settles for $4.3 million

The settlement will refund people in 33 states who purchased losing tickets in "random-draw" games rigged by a former Iowa lottery security officer. → Read More

How to research child care in Iowa: Here are types of day cares, tips for selecting one

There are three types of child care in Iowa, ranging from in-home care providers who watch a handful of children to large day care centers. → Read More

Thousands of Des Moines homes vulnerable to sewage backups, but city offer to help has few takers

A $1,500 incentive program to install backwater valves is widely unknown and little used. Some contend reimbursement process shuts out poor families. → Read More

Former Saydel music boosters treasurer reported her own embezzlement, audit shows

Denice Grove, Saydel school's former Music Boosters treasurer, tried to arrange repayment "in excess" of $15,000 prior to state audit → Read More

$7 million so far: Iowa to pay $100K sexual harassment claim, its 7th settlement of 2019

A settlement approved Monday marks the seventh sexual harassment or discrimination claim settled by the state of Iowa so far in 2019. → Read More

Iowan who molested his granddaughter ordered to pay $10 million; judgment called largest of its kind

The settlement is believed to be the largest of its kind in state history. A 2018 conviction for sexual abuse resulted in probation; the victim's family seeks tougher sentences. → Read More