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Scott County’s Republican state representatives say they are opposed to school voucher plans still alive in the legislature and will vote “no,” if they go forward as written. more
Lewis Machine & Tool in Eldridge is among four Scott County firms each getting $500,000 federal pandemic aid checks awarded through the Iowa Economic Development Authority. more
State lawmakers have worked for several years on legislation aimed at protecting mobile home residents from predatory, out-of-state park owners. The Iowa House passed a bill April 5, but even supporters of the legislation said it doesn’t do as much as they had hoped. more
Scott County Recorder Rita Vargas is seeking her sixth term with a plan to continue the digitizing project she launched to make 40 years of paper records accessible online. more
Scott County’s study of Park View storm water drainage details at least $7 million in projects intended to reduce standing water after storms, upgrade capacity to handle current flows, and protect roads from further damage. more
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) will hold a town meeting on Tuesday, April 12 from 2-3 p.m. at the DeWitt Community Center, 512  10th St., DeWitt. more
Eldridge has two commercial development prospects seeking taxpayer incentives, and is reviving its dormant economic development committee to consider offers at a Thursday meeting. more
Scott County is looking at up to $570,000 in jail roof repairs, and $16,157.75 for a sewage grinder to clear sheets and blankets inmates have been flushing down toilets. more
An Iowa judge has awarded unemployment benefits to an insurance salesman fired from his job after making a political speech that sparked accusations of racism. more
Nine candidates for supervisor are launching primary campaigns for three seats on the Scott County Board. more
Absentee ballots may be requested this week through May 23 for the June 7 Iowa primary elections. more
Ken Croken, Jacki O’Donnell, and the Scott County Democrats will host a reception for Michael Franken, a candidate for U.S. Senate, on Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ross’ Restaurant, 2297 Falcon Ave., Bettendorf. more
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