TAX CREDIT: Boost For Iowa Home Buyers

Some Iowans can now take advantage of a program that will let home buyers reduce their federal tax liability. The announcement of the Take Credit program was made Monday morning at Gov. Terry Branstad’s weekly press conference. He was joined by the Iowa Finance Authority’s executive director, David Jamison for the event. “This program will […]

Public Hearing Nearly Empty For Discussion on New Sexual Harassment Rules

DES MOINES, Iowa–Public discussion was barely that during a public hearing Tuesday morning to discuss new rules regarding sexual harassment allegations from state workers. Two people spoke at the meeting. Both had concerns. The changes follow Governor Kim Reynolds’ decision last March to fire Iowa Finance Authority Executive Director David Jamison after employees came forward […]

State Audit Report Backs Up Sexual Harassment Claims Against Former IFA Director

DES MOINES, Iowa — Amid an investigation into claims of sexual harassment, an audit report shows the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) was also misspending money. “We found that many of the harassing activity occurred while on business travel, and while Mr. Jamison and others were consuming a lot of alcohol. There was information in the […]

Independent Investigation of Sexual Harassment at Iowa Finance Authority is Complete

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The Iowa Finance Authority says an investigation of the agency confirms accusations against former Executive Director David Jamison, and says the inappropriate conducted stopped with him. Jamison was fired as executive director in March by Governor Kim Reynolds, reportedly just hours after she learned of sexual harassment complaints against him.  Reynolds […]

AFFORDABLE HOUSING: New Renters Site Imminent

A new housing website will soon be launched in Iowa to help those looking to rent. Currently in Iowa, there are 330,000 places available to rent but not one single place to post those listings. “When I started my search looking for apartments, I was scared to death trying to find something that would fit […]

Governor Says Victims Gave ‘Credible Evidence’ That Agency Head Sexually Harassed Them

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds wouldn’t divulge specifics Monday morning, but she said state employees came forward Friday night with “credible evidence” that Iowa Finance Authority Director David Jamison sexually harassed them. That is why she fired him. Reynolds said the employees — she didn’t say how many of Jamison’s staff came […]

Governor Reynolds Releases Complaint Filed Against Fired Agency Head

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Governor Kim Reynolds is now releasing a document related to the firing of former Iowa Finance Authority Executive Director David Jamison. He was fired on March 24th by the Governor after a sexual harassment complaint.  On Thursday she released that complaint to the media. In the complaint one of Jamison’s former […]

Governor Orders Independent Review of Iowa Finance Authority

IOWA  —  Governor Reynolds is ordering an independent review of the Iowa Finance Authority in the wake of the firing of its director for alleged sexual harassment. Late Friday afternoon, Reynolds appointed Des Moines attorney Mark Weinhardt to lead the investigation. “Since the victims reported these horrible allegations, their safety and privacy have been my top priority,” […]

Two Investigations Now Set Into State Agency After Leader Fired

DES MOINES, Iowa–Sexual harassment claims and money questions are fueling two separate, independent investigations into the Iowa Finance Authority. On Monday, Governor Kim Reynolds confirmed that the second investigation is now planned for how the IFA spent money during the tenure of former executive director David Jamison. The Des Moines Register published a story last […]

The Insiders: April 29th Edition, Sexual Harassment Allegations at the IFA

IOWA  —  With approximately a month before the June primary, an explosive letter is part of the conversation surrounding the race for governor. Doug Gross is the 2002 Republican nominee for governor and a Des Moines attorney, and Jerry Crawford is a longtime Democratic adviser. The pair joined Political Director Dave Price in the studio to discuss the […]